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idea how both shores must have looked before the settlement of white men.  The Park Commission has undoubdetly made this [[red underline]] Palisade park [[/red underline]] more attractive.
Numerous springs indicated now for campers. Quite a number of tents along the shore of campers who have left for the city and keep their tents, trusting to honesty and discretion of other campers.  Some spots have the tents arranged in number as little villages snugly [[strikethrough]] and [[/strikethrough]] kept in good trim.  Families with their children thus have a healthy and inexpensive vacation in the woods with every opportunity for bathing, canoeing, fishing and swimming.  This wild
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Palisades Parks, with its primeval forest, yet so accessible from New York is one of the marvels of New York.- yet very little known - but a god send for the lover of nature 
I tramped from 4 till about seven, then got supper in New York.

June 22. cold chilly and rainy weather. Dictated letters most of morning. 
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Charge one hour to Royal Baking Powder Co. It felt [[red underline]] cold enough to start a fire. [[/red underline]] Nina was in Perth Amboy.

June 23. Left here early, went to Wall st. office of [[red underline]] Hooker Co. [[/red underline]]
talked over present situation with [[strikethrough]] Hoo [[/strikethrough]] Elon Hooker & Bush
took 12:30 train to Perth Amboy.  [[red underline]] Fuller [[/red underline]] and [[red underline]] Hamlin [[/red underline]] submit me a scheme whereby a friend of theirs a lawyer wants to pay
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