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52 Hotel towards sunset is one of the [[red underline]] loveliest landscapes I ever have seen. [[/red underline]] Helderberg Mountains in the distance then the winding river with one of the white Hudson steamers, just departing. [[/strikethrough]] and [[/strikethrough]] Aug 15. Weather much cooler. Took a long walk along State street. then into a lovely park. [[red underline]] Albany is much prettier than I ever imagined. [[/red underline]] Too bad that Ten Eyck Hotel is situated in such a noisy neighborhood. Aug 16. Left this morning. Lovely cool weather and roads are perfect [[red underline]] thru lovely Adirondack scenery. [[/red underline]] Arrived at [[red underline]] Elizabethtown [[/red underline]] about 5P.M Running time including stops was about 6 hours from Albany. Stopped at Windsor Hotel. A simple [[end page]] [[start page]] 53 but cheerful and clean hotel. During night it became quite cool. Aug 17. Cool bright weather. [[vertical red line in left margin to bottom of page]] [[red underline]] Walked 10 miles this morning [[/red underline]] Afternoon went to a small [[red underline]] country circus. [[/red underline]] The proprietor was looking for anybody who could play his piano. Looked more like sober minded businessman. About [[red underline]] 50 year old [[/red underline]] slender white haired and blue eyed. Everything reduced to its simplest impression. Tent in tatters. Had about twelve [[red underline]] speckled [[/red underline]] poneys and two [[red underline]] mules [[/red underline]] also a set of white [[red underline]] dogs. [[/red underline]] Circus tent set up in rear of a farm. Everything so simple and natural. Children of neighborhood flocked to the show. [[red underline]] Horses trained to read numbers, etc. [[/red underline]] The proprietor and chief explained everything to [[/vertical red line in left margin]]
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