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of her sorority and invited boys.  Violent thunderstorm and heavy rain.  Sent them back in carriages.  I slept badly.
June 11 (Sunday) Restful day.  Another violent thunderstorm and heavy rain during night.  Slept badly.
June 12 I find confirmation in my belief that Edison simply wants to use [[underline red]] Condensite [[/underline red]] as a pretext for increased capitalization of his phonograph Co.  Indeed he changes National Phonograph Co's name to Thomas A. [[underline red]] Edison [[/underline red]] incorp. successors to Nat. Phon. Co. and raises capital stock from $500.000 to $2000.000
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and [[red underline]] Condensite Co [[/red underline]] is owned by them.  [[red underline]] Wickes [[red underline]] came to see me at office showed me his results. ^[[phonographs [in red pencil] ]] Molding is easy enough but records lack still some sound qualities. this he attributes to too much sawdust.
Jessup came to consult me this afternoon [[strikethrough]] relative [[/strikethrough]] for [[margin]]1/3[[margin]] D. F. Co. relative to a process for [[strikethrough]] [[?]] [[/strikethrough]] making [[red underline]] NaOH [[/red underline]] by reacting with Na2SO4 on BaCOOH2 charge 1/3 day 
A very busy hurried day
June 13. Townsend approves that I should write a letter to Journal. Ind. Eng. Chemistry [[on retort?]] of Condensite announcement. Spent morning writing it then drove to Columbia to see Metzger
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