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Night was calm and boat not disturbed by waves. This is undoubtedly a [[underlined in red]] good shelter [[/underlined in red]] but we anchored too far.
[[vertical note in red in left margin]] Big bom explosion [[/marginal entry]]
July 31. Windless day promises to be hot [[underlined in red]] My tooth aches [[/underlined in red]] more so we went to [[underlined in red]] Mamaroneck. [[/underlined in red]] anchored near Shore Acres Club, got address of a [[underlined in red]] Dr. Roy [[/underlined in red]] dentist walked up thru baking hot streets. He took gold filling out of tooth treated in Tokio, cleaned out cavity, and tells me have to come back three [[underlined in red]] times. [[/underlined in red]] Fearfully hot. went back to [[underlined in red]] Cygnet [[/underlined in red]] and got fan going cabin is 97◦F. Papers tell about [[underlined in red]] fearful explosion of shells and dynamite near Jersey City. [[/underlined in red]] Trains destroyed and warehouses and many windows in New York City broken. Damage to plate glass alone is one million Dollars. total [[underlined in red]] damage [[/underlined in red]] estimated at about [[underlined in red]] twenty millions. [[/underlined in red]]
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Afternoon left so as to get some breeze in the hot weather to Long [[underlined in red]] Island Shore, Huntington Bay then Northport. [[/underlined in red]] all very pretty with sandy beaches and no factories. Run took about three hours. Pleasant [[strikethrough]] [[?]] [[/strikethrough]] situation near [[underlined in red]] Yacht Club (Independent Yacht and boat Club). [[/underlined in red]] a few mosquitoes. Magnificent sunset the whole sky aglow. Then suddenly [[strikethrough]] very [[/strikethrough]] strong S. W. Breeze so much that had to play out chain further. but delightfully cool. [[strikethrough]] Up at [[/strikethrough]] Good sleep.
Aug 1. Clear calm dry weather and cool went swimming and found some [[underlined in red]] excellent mussels [[/underlined in red]] at low tide on pebbly beach about 1/2 mile on East Shore from Club house. So this gave me [[strikethrough]] excellent [[/strikethrough]] delicious breakfast of [[underlined in red]] raw mussels [[/underlined in red]] [[strikethrough]] with [[/strikethrough]] with a drop of lemon and buttered bread. Put some other mussels in ice box

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