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$75.00 in "Ten-Cent" store and came home with big car filled with packages.  [[red underline]] This Yachting gives me renewed interest in toys and playing!  [[/red underline]] -- Old spirit [[red underline]] comes up.  [[red underline]]  So much the better.

Aug 4.[[strikethrough]] Arri [[/strikethrough]] Meeting of [[red underline]] board of Directors.  [[/red underline]] Many floods reported, delays of trains on account of violent rain storm.  [[strikethrough]] It [[/strikethrough]] Only present [[red underline]] Mausolf, Foersterling, Creevey [[/red underline]] and myself.  This is the record of sales by about $140.  [[red underline]] Best month we ever had. [[/red underline]] Other good news is that [[red underline]] Nikolas [[/red underline]] has passed time limit for appeal.
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^[[Before]] hearty lunch at Mouquin went to [[red underline]] Appel's Store [[/red underline]] in Fulton street to buy yachting [[red underline]] clothes, caps, rubber boots and oilskins [[/red underline]] in all $55.00
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Then went to [[red underline]] Brooklyn.  Paulus [[/red underline]] has started foundations for galvanized shed.  Remained there all afternoon.  Charge 4 hs.

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Aug 5. Cool and bright weather.  Almost cool enough for a fire.
Hurriedly busy all morning dictating.  Then to [[red underline]] Boat Club [[/red underline]]  then afternoon to [[red underline]] Durkee [[/red underline]] to buy more supplies for [[red underline]] Cygnet. [[/red underline]]   (About $40.00)  Home with 4:44. In the evening [[red underline]] Celine, Nina and Edith Parsons [[/red underline]] all left for [[red underline]] George's Camp [[/red underline]] in Adirondacks and I spent quiet evening here enjoying the reading of Kendricks well written book on "Practical [[red underline]] sailing and Motor boating." [[/red underline]] By eleven o'clock I had [[red underline]] learned [[/red underline]] a lot of things [[red underline]] about yachting [[/red underline]] forgotten since many years.

Aug 6. Nice bright cool weather, then again rain and lots of it.  Planned with James
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