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behaved splendidly am glad to see that [[red underline]] Nina has learned to swim very well. [[/red underline]] It occurs to me that when she lets her hair flow and is simply dressed she [[red underline]] looks very much as her mother looked thirty years ago. [[/red underline]] A very pleasant day. [[red underline]] Nina [[/red underline]] slept on deck but was driven in about 11P.M by a shower
March 27. Beautiful weather went out in the Ocean to [[red underline]] New River Inlet. [[/red underline]] Tried in vain to catch fish but had excellent opportunity for swimming. Beautiful serene day. But at night things changed and we were attacked by [[red underline]] mosquitoes which came in hordes and made night [[painful?]] for all of us. [[/red underline]] We tried to
[[left margin]] Took exactly 3 hours from Government cut to New River Inlet. [[?]] 1/2 hour more from anchorage to cut [[/left margin]]
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[[red underline]] dodge them by wrapping ourselves in sheets and sleeping all [[/red underline]] dressed so as to leave minimum of exposed places [[red underline]] I slept wrapped in my sleeping bag and a white sheet over my head. [[/red underline]] All of us much bitten and another sleepless night. The [[strikethrough]] March 28 [[/strikethrough]] weather was raining and heavy and little or no wind
March 28 Up at 6 A.M. Weather cool and pleasant. We tried to forget our troubles by an [[red underline]] early swim [[/red underline]] in the ocean before breakfast. Then lifted anchor after substantial breakfast and returned by inside route thru the canal Very pleasant open weather Did not ground a single time but from [[red underline]] Inlet to Key Biscayne [[/red underline]] Bridge [[red underline]] took 4 hours. [[/red underline]] only 1/2 hour more than by outside route
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