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a part of the green house. About 200 acres pure wood land on place. Primeval forest. rocks. and all kind of natural forest trees. Lewis drove us home about 6 P.M. splendid drive thru wood, autumn foliage. 
Oct 24. Dictated letters in morning. Found out [[underline in red]] Thurlow [[/underline in red]] has [[underline in red]] done little or nothing. [[/underline in red]] For visit of expert of National [[underline in red]] Phonograph Co. [[/underline in red]] this afternoon So concluded to stay here to make sure he would be ready Mr Aiden their expert arrived here at about 2 P.M. Showed him process and we made two [[strikeout]] records [[/strikeout]] discs. First one stuck second came off well. He says that in 1907 their company made 120 000 records daily. but [[?]] has dropped since financial panic. Is now
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about 60.000 daily. Lewis drove him to station. 
Oct. 25. Busy here all morning I had made Gotthelf try that [[underline in red]] 50% carbolic acid [[/underline in red]] of Barrett Mfg Co. He shows me sample of Bakelite made with it. It is black, otherwise it is all right. and [[underline in red]] in rubbing it I find it [[electrizes?]] [[/underline in red]]. This is a new clue. May be this is better for electrical purposes than the one made with good Cresol. Started him [[strikeout]] ? [[/strikeout]] to study matter thoroughly. Met [[underline in red]] Rossi [[/underline in red]] & May in conference afternoon at 2 P.M at office. [[underline in red]]relative to installation at Perth Amboy.[[/underline in red]]
This morning about [[underline in red]] one dozen barrels arrived at my laboratory. begins to look like a factory![[/underline in red]] In the evening [[underline in red]] Townsend [[/underline in red]] joined me at office and we went together for lunch at Mouquin downtown
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