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and was fined $10. all over a few minutes. Lewis had trouble with motor. Hurried to office then took 12 [[superscript, underlined]] 30 [[/superscript]] P.M train to Perth Amboy.
Herman who is at head of pipestem department was home ill on account of [[red underline]] phenol vapors [[/red underline]]. I foretold this last time I was there. Lack of ventilation and reckless heating. Bowman was there at Perth Amboy and we took supper at Mouquin.
April 25. Letter contestation of Russian patent. Busy writing answer all
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DeMuth at office. I stayed late at office then took supper at Murray Hill Hotel.
April 26. Clear weather, early at office then to Perth Amboy: [[red underline]] Herman still ill [[/red underline]]. 
[[underline]] They have begun [[red underline]] buttons [[/red underline]][[/underline]] slow slovenly work. Lack of supervision, gave strong talk to [[red underline]] Rossi [[/red underline]]
Home at 8 P.M
April 27. Wrote letter to mother and further answer to Russian contestation of my  patents also answer to [[red underline]] Hexamethylendehamin action [[/red underline]] (U.S.) and draft
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