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Beautiful weather. Let all sails for about two hours. Arrive Chesapeake City at 12:40 P.M. but had to wait to 2:30 P.M for locking in because lack of rain made water short for lock.
Extremely beautiful weather and pleasant run. Arrived Delaware City at sunset, and after filling in with gasoline tied up on the bank of the Canal.
Sleep disturbed once at 7:00 P.M, then at 12:00 P.M by [[strikethrough]] a [[/strikethrough]] huge Baltimore passenger steamers locking thru and churning up the water and making a lot of noise generally 
Otherwise a quiet plea
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sant night.
Oct 23 (Sunday) Marvelously quiet and restful and sunny. Mild temperature (at 7:00 A. M - 60°F. Locked thru canal at 7:30 A.M. Except for strong contrary tide the run thru Delaware River was more pleasant than ever before. Clear sky and little traffic in river. Philadelphia specially showed me for the first time a blue sky not clouded with black coal smoke
At Hog's Island ship yard Lewis counted 55 idle new ships all parked together on account of depression in shipping 
Arrived before Bordentown Lock at sunset and
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