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12/ [[red underline]] Told him flatly do not care for European situation except desiring that it should be in good hands but do not want to be bothered at present. [[/red underline]] Drove Pupin and Spaque home from Club. Rain showers. Lewis was all day on boat adjusting engine with Warner. (See letter to La Valette.) Oct 16. Here all day. tired and nervous. Oct 17. Here all day. Feel old ill and tired. [[strikethrough]] and [[/strikethrough]] Oct 18. [[red underline]] Elwood Hendrick and De Forest Baldwin [[/red underline]] here for lunch. [[red underline]] Nina is in Philadelphia Lewis is on boat with Warner arranging the engine etc. We went to visit [[red underline]] the boat [[/red underline]] when driving back to New York A very pleasant sunny day [[end page]] [[start page]] Oct 19 (Sunday) Mr. [[red underline]] George Peet, Cary Hutchinson, Robert Bridges all here for lunch. [[/red underline]] They seemed to enjoy it much. Before I drove them here in motorcar we stopped for a few minutes on [[red underline]] the Ion. Peet and Hutchinson [[/red underline]] showed me just near our mooring place on [[red underline]] Spuyten Duivil [[/red underline]] a large tulip tree which marks the landing place of [[red underline]] Hendrick Hudson [[/red underline]] where he had an interview with friendly Indians. That place which is the extremity of Manhattan Island is just in its original wooded condition and the rocks and trees give a fair idea of how the land looked at the time of the first white man's arrival. Oct 20. Went to [[red underline]] Ion [[/red underline]] with Lewis and Warner and made successful trial run of engine since
Spuyten Duivil misspelling of Spuyten Duyvil, a neighborhood of the Bronx just north of Manhattan
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