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products presented to Congress. Spent all afternoon and [[red underline]] portion of evening with Hookers book. [[/red underline]] Got it finally [[red underline]] corrected! [[/red underline]] Wrote a letter to Celine.  
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The [[red underline]] kids [[/red underline]] are [[red underline]] A 1. [[/red underline]] very serious and well behaved. [[red underline]] They probably think of mother who is absent.[[/red underline]]
Oct.7. Beautiful autumn day. Dictating letters all morning. Then came Paulus. with his latest designs of cells.  Kept at it till 4 P.M. Charge 5 hours
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Oct. 8. A very busy day [[red underline]]writing article on President Taft's Speech for Whitaker [[/red underline]] ditto revising french translation of my article etc.
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After lunch I received the sad and unexpected news of the [[red underline]] death of Dr. Morris Loeb. [[/red underline]]  One of the best men ever lived.  I feel staggered at the news.  Evans phoned me he died of pneumonia as a complication of typhoid.  I can hardly think of anything else all day.
I wired to Mr. [[Maussolf?]] asking to be excused from participating at dinner 
I had accepted for to night.  [[red underline]] Fine, noble fellow that is gone! [[/red underline]]
Oct. 9.  Very busy all day correcting french copy of my paper and revising papers on [[black underline]] Inconqruities of american patent litigation [[/black underline]] for Whitaker's journal.  Frequent interruptions by
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