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1896.
I talked to Alice - as she rested in her room - for half an hour or so, and then went bathing - in Alice's suit - which Mrs. Perrin & Mrs. Miller said was very becoming. Mr. Day & Mr. Sum- ner (the handsome singer) both helped me swim & Mildred Hoyt lent me her life preserver a little while - I got so I could keep myself afloat alone & could swim with holding. The water was delightful. Wiltsie & Alice sat on the rocks & watched us and W. promised the Minstrel man (who was bathing) to be second "bone" in the minstrels, August 15th. When I came out from the bath house & had a short chat with (Mr. Sumner (in white ducks) and I saw a big white monster at sea which we saw again this p.m. & which Capt. Hamilton says is a dog cow-fish. After dinner - immediately - arranged in old clothes, & Wiltsie in white ducks, sweater shoes & cap - (pretty!) & blue coat (temporarily.) we went to the fish house & started out with Capt. Hamilton - Alice & Gurdon came down with us, & A. took our pictures with her camera. We were rowed out over the big breakers at the mouth of the river, and then put up sail - and oh! what a breeze & what a sail! Wiltsie said "If you haven't been sea-sick yet, you will be" - and so it proved. We went about 4 miles out, anchored, and

1896.
I talked to Alice - as she rested in her room - for half an hour or so, and then went bathing - in Alice's suit - which Mrs. Perrin & Mrs. Miller said was very becoming. Mr. Day & Mr. Sum- ner (the handsome singer) both helped me swim & Mildred Hoyt lent me her life preserver a little while - I got so I could keep myself afloat alone & could swim with holding. The water was delightful. Wiltsie & Alice sat on the rocks & watched us and W. promised the Minstrel man (who was bathing) to be second "bone" in the minstrels, August 15th. When I came out from the bath house & had a short chat with (Mr. Sumner (in white ducks) and I saw a big white monster at sea which we saw again this p.m. & which Capt. Hamilton says is a dog cow-fish. After dinner - immediately - arranged in old clothes, & Wiltsie in white ducks, sweater shoes & cap - (pretty!) & blue coat (temporarily.) we went to the fish house & started out with Capt. Hamilton - Alice & Gurdon came down with us, & A. took our pictures with her camera. We were rowed out over the big breakers at the mouth of the river, and then put up sail - and oh! what a breeze & what a sail! Wiltsie said "If you haven't been sea-sick yet, you will be" - and so it proved. We went about 4 miles out, anchored, and

1896.
I talked to Alice - as she rested in her room - for half an hour or so, and then went bathing - in Alice's suit - which Mrs. Perrin & Mrs. Miller said was very becoming. Mr. Day & Mr. Sum- ner (the handsome singer) both helped me swim & Mildred Hoyt lent me her life preserver a little while - I got so I could keep myself afloat alone & could swim with holding. The water was delightful. Wiltsie & Alice sat on the rocks & watched us and W. promised the Minstrel man (who was bathing) to be second "bone" in the minstrels, August 15th. When I came out from the bath house & had a short chat with (Mr. Sumner (in white ducks) and I saw a big white monster at sea which we saw again this p.m. & which Capt. Hamilton says is a dog cow-fish. After dinner - immediately - arranged in old clothes, & Wiltsie in white ducks, sweater shoes & cap - (pretty!) & blue coat (temporarily.) we went to the fish house & started out with Capt. Hamilton - Alice & Gurdon came down with us, & A. took our pictures with her camera. We were rowed out over the big breakers at the mouth of the river, and then put up sail - and oh! what a breeze & what a sail! Wiltsie said "If you haven't been sea-sick yet, you will be" - and so it proved. We went about 4 miles out, anchored, and
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