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straight wooded stretch of canal just beyond first small drawbridge, and tied up over night along bank, opposite a little bridge over mule path and a cultivated field. Wind has abated but it [[red underline]] is very cold [[/red underline]] and at 6:00 P.M. started freezing. Managed to keep cabins comfortable 50-60° by means of kerosene stoves
A restful night.
Nov 13. Up early fixing clutch.
Serene bright sky, no wind but cold. This is the [[red underline]] Princeton Yale football game day and all New Jersey considers [[/red underline]] this an unofficial holiday
No R.R. bridges opened on the canal today.
Lewis is trying to adjust that bothersome clutch while Seabury is telephoning in a nearby farm
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to his house. At about 8:00 AM we proceed. Clutch still slipping but by going slowly we manage to get along.
At [[red underline]] Princeton Bridge Seabury [[/red underline]] gets off for the football game. We keep limping along
Matters getting steadily worse.
At Bound Brook lock bought 40 gals. of gasoline [[strikethrough]] and a [[/strikethrough]] (33¢ a gallon) and a basket of pears (75¢) from lock tender. By the time we get at New [[red underline]] Brunswick lock [[/red underline]] 4:30 P.M the [[red underline]] clutch is practically played out. Struck the Raritan river [[/red underline]] at Ebb tide and current with us so endeavoured to get a little further. Just beyond the bluffs it became [[red underline]] imperative to anchor, [[/red underline]] just in channel. Put anchor bow and stern.
While Lewis is taking clutch
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