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40 coats, oil skins, sweaters etc on the cane seats evidently expecting some passenger to arrive A gentleman of about 60 and his wife of about fifty seemed to be waiting too - It turned out to be Mr & Mrs Stern of Yonkers who know Celine, after I told them who I was, they told me they expected Miss Vance [[strikethrough]] and a fr [[/strikethrough]] and Miss Sherman of Yonkers who shortly afterwards arrived: [[strikethrough]] George [[/strikethrough]] George and myself went to our camp. Malcolm Waite had arrived in the meantime but had gone to bed about 2 P.M and was roused out of his sleep by George and still seemed drowsy. George prepared supper of boiled potatoes and Heinze's bake beans and I had a bottle of beer. The boys went [[end page]] [[start page]] 41 to sleep in the "lean-too". Aug 19. Beautiful cool day yet not too cold. Got up about 7 AM. The boys were fast asleep in their "lean too", barely covered with a blanket. Such a life undoubtely hardens them and gives them a rugged constitution [[strikethrough]] and [[/strikethrough]] Spent most of day hacking firewood. Aug 20. At about 9 A.M when the boys were still asleep they were awakened by the elder son of Mr. Robinson of Yonkers who had arrived with the morning boat and awakened them. This afternoon I packed my valise and [[strikethrough]] At [[/strikethrough]] changed my comfortable mocassins for my shoes. We all four walked to the carry, then took boat to Raquette Station. Beautiful sunset, on the lake. Took 8:15 sleeping car for New York While the boys remained at (end page)
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