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26 Golden anniversary the [[red underline]] birth of a daughter to George. [[/red underline]] Her name is Cornelia as her mother and she weighs 7 1/2 lbs. This is the second generation of [[red underline]] Baekelands born in the United States [[/red underline]] [[strikethrough]] Left f [[/strikethrough]] Evening went with Dr. [[red underline]] Munroe [[/red underline]] to a lecture by Dean Russell of the Agricultural Department of the University of Minnesota on the experiments for utilizing the [[red underline]] T.N.T left from our war supplies for blasting [[/red underline]] away the stumps of trees on reclaimed [[strikethrough]] land [[/strikethrough]] forest lands. Went back to N.Y by night train Nov 8. Went to Bank and gave to Mr. Meachem for exchange as per offer 100 shares American Tobacco. 100 shares United Cigar Stores [[end page]] [[start page]] 27 to be offered for sale at $250. Meachem tells me I have lost about $5000 by not availing myself of my rights of conversion I also asked him to [[red underline]] transfer on the name of Nina the following [[/red underline]] stock: 50 Barret Preferred 100 shares Baldwin Locomotive Pfd. 14 " Virginia Carolina Pf 100 Miami Copper Com 5 Willis Greenland co and to transfer to [[red underline]] George Baekeland [[/red underline]] 100 shares Pressed Steel Preferred for which he gave me receipt Afterwards went to DeMuth then to [[red underline]] Ion. [[/red underline]] She lists and has taken much water since last night. Lewis pumped it out. Arranged with [[James?]] for [[red underline]] several alterations on the boat [[/red underline]] Then went to Club for supper. On returning home found a letter of Jacobi asking for loan of [[red underline]] $25000 [[/red underline]] Another from
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