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[[underlined]] March 6 [[/underlined]] ^[[(Sunday)]] Got bunch of letters  Letter of George concerning [[underlined]] Schleussner [[/underlined]] who proposes [[underlined]] either selling R&H. stock on make listed Company Exactly the kind of finance digging I foresaw and [[strikethrough]] ye [[/strikethrough]] predicted to George before my departure. [[/underlined]]  Also letter of Celine and letters Bishop, Perkins etc. Spent all afternoon studying the mail and noting my answers in  margin returning original letters. Long [[underlined]] night letter to George. [[/underlined]] and one to Office and one to Munroe. [[underlined]] George [[/underlined]] wants vacation ^[[in]] Trinidad. Wired and wrote him have no objection provided he takes vacation [[underlined]] after my return. R&H [[/underlined]] undoubdetly want to [[underlined]] stirr things up so as to beat some cash out of Bakelite. [[/underlined]]
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[[underlined]] March 7. [[/underlined]] Lovely morning at anchor [[underlined]] Key West. [[/underlined]] Wrote long letter pencil to George on [[underlined]] the R&H proposal [[/underlined]] also letter to [[underlined]] Jacobi [[/underlined]] with promissory note [[underlined]] collectable after death [[/underlined]] as suggested by Hays.
[[underlined]] March 8. [[/underlined]] Anchor [[underlined]] Key West. [[/underlined]] Swimming sailing. [[underlined]] Turtle steak. [[/underlined]] Fresh enormous [[underlined]] turtles [[/underlined]] being brought here by schooner and converted to turtle soup. Continuous splendid weather Getting very brown.  Am [[underlined]] in touch with office [[/underlined]] thru [[underlined]] telegraph [[/underlined]] and [[underlined]] mail. [[/underlined]] and spend mornings answering mail and preparing night letter telegrams  [[underlined]] Dr. George W. Warren of New York [[/underlined]] here at anchor with his Schooner [[underlined]] "Yankee Girl" [[/underlined]] flying burgee of [[underlined]] Cruising Club. [[/underlined]] Sent telegram to George to [[underlined]] file Bender Japanese patent and advise him to engage patent man [[/underlined]] if [[underlined]] competent [[/underlined]] and [[underlined]] trustworthy [[/underlined]]
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