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1899
loads of wood out of our shoes, before supper - which was delicious. We had Mr. Pettis’ & Miss Challis’ Brook Trout. They caught 40! Afterward we watched the stage come in again and it brought three young ladies to occupy rooms in a cottage, which Mr. Merwin showed us the other day – One cottage like log one) has 6 and a sitting-room- one has 3 and a sitting room - and the Reynolds’ has only one – with 4 windows! July 12. Wed. A nice day - showers about us (one beauty about noon) but none – or only a piece of one - That touched us – Went up to the open camp on the hill this a.m. and filled a cover with balsam for a cushion. Then came down and lay in the hammock and read Kipling and watched Mr. Reynolds and “Willie” Estwick and Mr. Hinckley (from “Paul’s”) and Herbert Merwin play tennis. Mr. H
’s fiance' and 3 dogs (Wa – wa, Cyrano and Tess) also watched. After dinner we sat on the piazza till 4 o’clock looking at and talking over my book of foreign (last year’s) photographs. They delighted Miss Dike, evidently, and Mrs. Reynolds seemed to like them too. Afterward Trudy & I took a walk down



1899
loads of wood out of our shoes, before supper - which was delicious. We had Mr. Pettis’ & Miss Challis’ Brook Trout. They caught 40! Afterward we watched the stage come in again and it brought three young ladies to occupy rooms in a cottage, which Mr. Merwin showed us the other day – One cottage like log one) has 6 and a sitting-room- one has 3 and a sitting room - and the Reynolds’ has only one – with 4 windows! July 12. Wed. A nice day - showers about us (one beauty about noon) but none – or only a piece of one - That touched us – Went up to the open camp on the hill this a.m. and filled a cover with balsam for a cushion. Then came down and lay in the hammock and read Kipling and watched Mr. Reynolds and “Willie” Estwick and Mr. Hinckley (from “Paul’s”) and Herbert Merwin play tennis. Mr. H
’s fiance' and 3 dogs (Wa – wa, Cyrano and Tess) also watched. After dinner we sat on the piazza till 4 o’clock looking at and talking over my book of foreign (last year’s) photographs. They delighted Miss Dike, evidently, and Mrs. Reynolds seemed to like them too. Afterward Trudy & I took a walk down



1899
loads of wood out of our shoes, before supper - which was delicious. We had Mr. Pettis’ & Miss Challis’ Brook Trout. They caught 40! Afterward we watched the stage come in again and it brought three young ladies to occupy rooms in a cottage, which Mr. Merwin showed us the other day – One cottage like log one) has 6 and a sitting-room- one has 3 and a sitting room - and the Reynolds’ has only one – with 4 windows! July 12. Wed. A nice day - showers about us (one beauty about noon) but none – or only a piece of one - That touched us – Went up to the open camp on the hill this a.m. and filled a cover with balsam for a cushion. Then came down and lay in the hammock and read Kipling and watched Mr. Reynolds and “Willie” Estwick and Mr. Hinckley (from “Paul’s”) and Herbert Merwin play tennis. Mr. H
’s fiance' and 3 dogs (Wa – wa, Cyrano and Tess) also watched. After dinner we sat on the piazza till 4 o’clock looking at and talking over my book of foreign (last year’s) photographs. They delighted Miss Dike, evidently, and Mrs. Reynolds seemed to like them too. Afterward Trudy & I took a walk down
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