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of [[red underline]] Dr. Acheson. [[/red underline]] - George is back at office. [[red underline]] Finished my sketch of new contract between B.C & Bak. Gesellschaft [[/red underline]] regulating our relations with La Bakelite.
[[underline]] July 9. [[underline]] Took up with [[red underline]] George B the matter of salaries. [[/red underline]] Told him & later to Rossi that I would propose [[red underline]] $15000 [[/red underline]] as uniform salary for all of the heads, after I had had a talk with Hays. With the latter I went over the whole ^[[present]] business and financial condition of B.C as I see it
[[underline]] July 10 [[/underline]] [[strikethrough]] Bright [[/strikethrough]] At office all day. - Sultry disagreeable weather
[[underline]] July 11 [[/underline]] At Snug Rock all day Bright & cool. Reading & studying ^[[X Sent A.K letter by Air]] mail, telling him intend x [[left margin]] x calling meeting of Executive Committee, recommending [[red underline]] $15,000, equal yearly [[/red underline]] salary. [[/left margin]]
[[underline]] July 12. [[/underline]] (Sunday) Same beautiful weather. Here all day [[in red]] Adjusted higher salaries [[/in red]]

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[[underline]] July 13. [[/underline]] I have had a [[red underline]] resolution passed, [[/red underline]] last week by [[red underline]] Executive Committee meeting [[/red underline]] (Rossi - George & myself present, [[red underline]] Swan and Sandford Brown by invitation. [[/red underline]] - Karpen & Redman absent) by which salaries of Geo B. [[red underline]] Rossi, Redman Swan and Sanford Brown [[/red underline]] are brought annually to [[red underline]] $15000 Bonus to be discussed end of year. [[/red underline]] - No objection. Letters of ratification sent to Redman and Karpen.
At 4P.M meeting with [[red underline]] Prof Turner [[/red underline]] of Columbia University. Told him I had [[red underline]] instructed Redman who thus far has not done so [[/red underline]] - that B.C in view of depression in trade [[red underline]] will not renew its 4000$ [[/red underline]] retainer to him and will limit its scholarships to one of [[strikethrough]] to [[/strikethrough]] [[red underline]] $1000, [[/red underline]] for Columbia next year.
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