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8 [[red underlined]] Celine and Nina [[/red underlined]] and I leave for [[red underlined]] automobile [[/red underlined]] tour thru [[red underlined]] New England [[/red underlined]] July 16 Left with overhauled Stearns at 9 AM. [[red underlined]] Dorothy Hitchcock [[/red underlined]] was with us till Poughkeepsie. At 11:30 A.M. arrived at Poughkeepsie. At 2 PM at Bush [[?Bish?]] Inn. At 4 PM at Stockbridge Mass. Car ran splendidly. Charming [[red underlined]] New England scenery [[/red underlined]] clean tidy and settled. Red Lion Inn simple but neat quarters. only 2000 inhabitants in this quaint place. Evening we all went walking after dark and were much impressed by quaint and clean and picturesquely tasteful appearance of streets, houses and gardens. [[end page]] [[start page]] 9 [[New England written vertically in red in left margin]] [[red underlined]] What a difference with our restless, unfinished large [[/red underlined]] towns. Little pretty public library - Then saw a photo play at Meeting House. Quite hot weather, sultry notwithstanding elevation. Could not fall asleep so much after midnight was still studying plans and maps relative to our tour July 17. Up early left about 9 AM to pay visit to [[red underlined]] Tolland [[/red underlined]] Inns where the [[red underlined]] Brownells [[/red underlined]] of Yonkers live. Nina raves of Tolland. I found out it is very inaccessible but decided to devote the day to it. First went up the famous [[red underlined]] Jacob's Ladder. [[/red underlined]] a road thru the mountains and an excellent road, but
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