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[[start page]] 38 [[underlined in red]] on subscribing $25000. [[/underlined in red]] Remmained overnight. Sept.26. At 4 P.M went to [[underlined in red]] Hasslacher's to sign agreement relative voting control of General Bakelite [[/underlined in red]] Co. and agreement relative [[underlined in red]] [[redistribution?]] of money and stock to Protal Co.[[/underlined in red]] Took supper at Mouquin's uptown met [[Schmalz?]] there. He was alone. Took 10[[underlined]]45[[/underlined]] train home. [[vertical note in margin]] 100 William street [[/vertical note in margin]] Sept. 27. At 2 P.M. went with [[underlined in red]] May [[/underlined in red]] to new office of General Bakelite Co. & Foersterling Dubois and Roessler there explained my plans as how to start introduction. Spent about 1 1/2 h. in talking. Met Celine and George on train 5[[underlined]]31[[/underlined]] P.M and Mandel [[overwritten]]Car[[/overwritten]] Motor car awaited us at station. [[end page]] [[start page]] 39 Sept. 28. Hurried thru some letters then at [[overwritten numbers 1 and 2]] [[2?]][[1?]] [[underlined]]30[[/underlined]] P.M. went to meet [[underlined in red]] Peters & Williams [[/underlined in red]] and explain them about letter they had written to me asking me to cancel Paper contract but rearrange first Protal contract so that they may be able to use it in negotiations with Boonton. Told them how difficult it was to change matters at the eleventh hour. How I knew that [[underlined in red]] Hasslacher [[/underlined in red]] was disposed to do all that. How awkward it was for me to change my contract on eve of [[underlined in red]] starting General Bakelite Co. [[/underlined in red]] Peters tells me it is a personal matter with him: He does not desire to be in a position as director of General Bakelite Co to have to decide anything against or in favor of Protal Co. so finally I had to give in. At 2 P.M. meeting of Protal Co. present: [[underlined in red]] Wiechmann, V. Sinderen, Wenzel [[Tahl?]] Walter Damrosch. Benjamin [[/underlined in red]] [[parallel vertical red lines in margin highlight last two lines on page]] [[end page]]
Mouquin's was a NYC restaurant - wenken
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