August 16, 1933

Wed., 16   Morning devotions and static. Get dinner, Sunday’s chicken and dumpling, corn & mince pie. A perfect day. Cut & sort sage. Grace & Lena work in the Den. I sort papers in the old pantry.  Peter Nelson, the marble man, calls. Write cousin Fay & Hattie. The sun is very hot in the afternoon. Receive Sept. Driftwind. Letter from Hattie, card from Gertrude, and notice of our Com meeting from Mrs. Witherell. Driftwind has a review of my new book. A stray kitten comes hungry to the door.

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August 15, 1933

Tues., 15   Morning devotions and static. Dumas washes & irons. Make a rhubarb pie. Get dinner. Mend some of the wash. Lena does the dishes. Corn & hamburg. Grace & helpers make 8 funeral pieces. She goes to a Tea given by Miss Hall at the Lake. We go out to Karl’s after supper. Mother Field just got home from her visit to Orville. He cannot get up but must lie in bed. Has lost one eye. His wife is bowed down with rheumatism, but the daughter Frances is like a sunbeam. Teaches & keeps them together. Ans. Jane Sargent’s card.

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August 14, 1933

Mon., 14   Morning devotions & static. Cool in the shade. Finish & type poem for Blue Moon. Write Bertha Lewis & return her letter & postal from Inez Tyler. Henrietta & Karl call. Get a dinner of greens, etc. Grace at Mrs. Ryans’ about the Flower Show. (added later) “The Blue Moon” later accepted the 3 poems I sent from “Vermont.”

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August 13, 1933

Sun., 13   Grace attends church. I get a chicken dinner. Letters from Gertrude, sister Helen and Arthur Peach and Ben. Write Helen, Gertrude & Ben.Tuttle takes me around the corner for a ride. We drive into the cemetery, find Ashton’s marker has been set for some time when I did not know it.

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August 12, 1933

Sat., 12   Morning devotions. Get dinner. Grace goes down street. Margery Lee Seldon, two children & Grace Bosworth call. Sam Preston & niece call. He buys one of my books. Bertha Lewis sends me a copy of “The Blue Moon,” a poetry magazine of Wis. edited by a friend of hers. Otis brings a chicken which I clean & put cooking while we go to a Movie, Grace, Tuttle & I. It is “The Devil’s Brother,” and a very laughable affair. Card from Berenice Tuttle. The sun goes down like a ball of fire.

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August 11, 1933

Fri., 11   Morning devotions. Put a new cover on the sink shelf behind the stove. Get dinner etc. Circulars come from Stanton Muzzy, written by Walter Coates. Vermonter & VerseCraft call for a copy of The New Sketch Book from the State library. Write Hindley with “Worship.”

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August 10, 1933

Thurs., 10   Morning devotions with Static. A fine day. A little cool in the shade. Mend a little.   Letters from Mrs. Davenport, Hattie Taylor, containing Addie’s last letter to her. A clipping from Dr. Melton and a nice letter from Claribel Marshall Clark. Send the clipping on to Stanton Muzzy, also cards to Ruth & Mary Strong, who is in Mary Fletcher Hospital. Grace goes to the Lake with Mrs. Bingham & children for a picnic. Pickled lambs tongue for supper.

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August 9, 1933

Wed., 9   Morning devotions. Static. Get dinner, do some mending. A gorgeous day after a cool night. Grace goes to Cornwall Fair Haven (sic) Wilma takes her. They leave at 12-30. The “little Maid” cuts off my nap with shutting many doors. She does not tread softly when I want to sleep.  Letter from Anna. Fill out a Questionaire from Robin Wilder & Co. Write Hattie.

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August 8, 1933

Tues., 8   Morning devotions and static. Dumas washes & irons. We clean two cellar shelves. A little rain last night. It looks like a rainy morning but doesn’t rain. Write cards to Walter Coates, Stanton Muzzy & Arthur Peach, to the latter a book. Letters from Hattie, Helen & Mrs. Witherell. Write Helen. Mend a little.

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August 7, 1933

Mon., 7   Morning devotions and static. Lena back at her post. The corn borer is in our garden. Write Henry Harrison & tell him what Vermont thinks of him. Write Stanton Muzzy. An extra copy of Bozart. Sort papers & clip the back numbers. Mrs. Jones calls & with her is Mabel Glassar’s daughter. Go to a Movie in the evening. 

 

This is all I know about Henry Harrison.

 

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August 6, 1933

Sun., 6   Get a sermon from Montreal. They are almost always good from there. Chicken dinner. Grace attends church. It is a lovely day. Tuttle takes us to ride along the Bristol Mts. to East Middlebury. A very delightful drive. We take in Mary Ross & she has a picnic supper with Grace. We pass Hattie Taylor’s but there is a crwod there & we do not stop. Write Gertrude, Anna & Sister Helen. Also Hattie Taylor.

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August 5, 1933

Sat., 5   Morning devotions. A nice day. Cool in the shade. Dumas on the job. She cleans the stove, mops kitchen & dining room, does the housework, etc. Grace prepares for a picnic at the Lake An elaborate luncheon. I do a little mending, get the dinner, etc. Mother Field goes to Rutland to visit Orville Field. Letters from Ben, Virginia, Helen Simonds, Gertrude, Roselano Strohmeyer (which I answer) & a report from Dr. Dolloff. Karl & Henrietta call on their way to the Lake.

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August 4, 1933

Fri., 4   Morning devotions. The rain clouds clear from a beautiful blue sky. White fleecy clouds make a gorgeous spectacle. The sun comes out but it is several degrees cooler than before the rain. Letter from Anna. Do the housework below stairs. Do some mending. We are eating sale pies, angel-food & ice cream these days. It is easier. Henrietta makes me a little visit in the afternoon. Grace busy with callers.

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August 3, 1933

Thurs., 3   Morning devotions. Lena goes away for the rest of the week after doing the morning work. Write a poem “Inside the Gate” and send it to “American Poetry Journal” with a copy of “The New Sketch Book.” Grace making funeral pieces. She goes with Mrs. Bingham to the Dog-Team-Tavern to supper. Sort letters & MSS. A gentle rain is falling in the afternoon. Write C.W. Smith of Haverhill, Mass. Letter from Shirley.

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August 2, 1933

Wed., 2   Morning devotions lost in static. Still hot. Cut & sort sage. The drouth has ruined all the garden things. Fred Booth comes for a wreath for their infant, 3 days old. George makes it of garden flowers. Grace goes to Cornwall to give a garden talk, is staying to-night with Mrs. Bingham. Have an after dinner nap with the papers. Sort out some scribbling for the fire. “Is there no help?”  My soul keeps crying, and still the words haunt me—“Where is your faith?” Mrs. Bingham takes Grace to Mt. Philo Inn to supper, then brings her home.

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August 1, 1933

Tues., 1   No devotions. Static instead. Dumas washes. Ham & greens for dinner, also one of Florida Myers’ pies. The last one before this was made by Mary Blakely. Very hot. Grace makes a beautiful pillow of roses & lillies (sic) for a Mrs. Floyd’s funeral. A tiny shower. Write Virginia & Dr. Dolloff.

 

She is BUYING pies!

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July 31, 1933

Mon., 31   Static for devotions. Have an easy day. Sun hot, earth parched & dry. Write Gertrude, send books for review to Rockwood & Dr. Melton, also letters. Go out to Henrietta’s after supper. House locked. The family hunting for a lost calf in the Lake pasture.

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July 30, 1933

Sun., 30   A hot morning. Do the morning work which is light. Grace attends church where some people from Basin Harbor come for her & she has dinner at the Lodge. I put dinner for two on the kitchen table. Work on the puzzle we put on when Anna was here. It is a difficult time. Tuttle gives me a ride to Bristol, north thru Monkton. Out past the Silver Lake, via No. Ferrisburg home. Write Hattie.

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July 29, 1933

Sat., 29   Morning devotions and static.Very hot sun after a spectacular storm of electricity last night. Bolts of lightning & sheets of flame & no rain. Letter from Gertrude. Write Helen & Walter Coates. Stanton Muzzy comes for the paper covered books. They have defective lettering. Write Cummings & send him a book for review.

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July 28, 1933

Fri., 28   Morning devotions with static. Alvin, Anna & boys come from Henrietta’s about 10-30 A.M. Grace has a lunch put up for them. I process 7 pt. cans raspberries on the old cookstove. Anna takes the yellow & white bedspread. They leave for home about 10-40, stopping in Pittsfield on the way. Get a hurried dinner. Have a nap after. Grace goes downtown with Tuttle. We get a spin after supper. Thru Beaver Meadow on the boulevarde to Addison Corner & then home. Write Hindley & Muzzy, direct books to Hindley & C.W. Smith & Haverhill.

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July 27, 1933

Thurs., 27   Not so hot. Make a custard pie. Send a copy of my Book and a letter asking for a revision to Walter Coates. Get dinner. Letter from daughter Helen. Henrietta comes for Anna and the two boys. Mrs. Andrews calls. Send a card to Gertrude. Tuttle, Grace & I drive out to Karl’s afer supper. Buy 6 qts. raspberries & fill 7 cans.

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July 26, 1933

Wed., 26   Morning devotions surprisingly good. A beauiful clear day. Work until noon. Make a mince pie. Henrietta takes Anna & boys & me to ride. We visit Ben & Debbie’s grave & find the Dunshee graves at Bristol. We meet on the street Ellen Rounds Scott. She will be 89 in Aug. Was walking with a cane. Letters from Hattie, Virginia & Sister Helen. Write the latter. Stanton Muzzy brings my latest “The New Sketch Book.”

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July 25, 1933

Tues., 25   Morning devotions. A raspberry pie. Dumas washes & irons. Anna & I can 12 pints raspberries over the old cook stove.

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July 24, 1933

Mon., 24   Morning devotions.  The air is hot.   Henrietta, Anna & two boys come to dinner. We have 2 showers after dinner. Henrietta brings 10 qts raspberries, $11.80. Anna & I with Billy’s help put them into cans. Letter from Mrs. Witherell about the marker. Mrs. Coolidge calls.

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July 23, 1933

Sun., 23   Get a prayer from Montreal. A hot day. Grace making funeral pieces until noon with Richard Torry for a helper. The flowers are for Waldo Clark, dead in Addison. Ben, Ben & little Ann call. The rest of the family are at Karl’s and they all go to the Cottage for dinner. I got a chicken dinner at home. Ben stops on his way back to St A. Virginia goes home with them. Write Gertrude.

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July 22, 1933

Sat., 22   Morning devotions. Static terrible. I get but little of it. Do not bake. Get dinner for 7. Alvin & Shirley start for Pittsfield after dinner with stops on the way. Buy 4 baskets of raspberries of Sherman. 20¢ per basket. A sprinkle of rain. Waldo Clark died suddenly. Grace busy making funeral pieces. Letter from Gertrude.

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July 21, 1933

Fri., 21   Morning devotions. I get the prayer. Static bad. Dream of Ruth last night. Make a raspberry pie. Nine of us go to the Cottage in Alvin’s car. We stop at Karl’s. Karl & Henrietta go to Burlington & get a new Pontiac roadster with a rumble seat.We have a picked-up dinner at the Cottage table. They all go swimming, Henrietta with Mother Field come in the new car at 4 P.M., brings up Warner and the two girls while Anna, Grace & I with the 2 boys come with Alvin. We go home to supper & they go to Karl’s. 

 

(Check out the car:  http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/PONTIAC%201933.html  and  http://www.earlytimeschapter.org/1933.html 

This from a link:  “Roadsters and convertible coupes came in Media Red with black fenders, red wheels and a red accent stripe, unless otherwise specified. “) I love thinking about Karl & Henrietta in a red roadster!—and the girls got to ride in it!)

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July 20, 1933

Thurs., 20   Morning devotions. A little that does a lot of good. Anna & Henrietta go to Burlington. Alvin goes out to Karl’s and stays with the boys. Grace goes to a luncheon at evening to the Dog-Team-Tavern as a guest of Mrs. Swift. Virginia & Shirley go downtown 2 or 3 times. The former buys her a bathing suit. Stanton Muzzy calls on business. A poor man sells me a qt. of mashed raspberries which I look over for a pie. Wilma & Lucille call. They go out to see the boys.

 

I’m wondering if this is this “Mrs. Swift,”who was benefactor of the archive at the Sheldon Museum. It seems most likely.

 

 

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July 19, 1933

Wed., 19   A hot day. Anna & family here to dinner. After dinner Alvin, Anna Billy & I go to St. Albans. Virginia comes just after dinner walking from the Station. We leave Connie at Karl’s. The new house is progressing. All well at Ben’s. We stop for supper at the new Sherwood Coffee Shoppe. Call it a day.  (Anna’s children are Shirley, Conrad, and William, so I expect “Connie” is Conrad.)

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July 18, 1833

Tues., 18   Morning devotions. Dumas washes, irons & mops. Everything drying up. Make two raspberry pies from some lovely berries, the first and only so far. As we get up from our kitchen table supper Alvin & family drive in. After a visit & a little lunch, they go out to Henrietta’s. Grace goes with them. Letter & two copies of July “Tryout,” a tiny magazine with two of my poems in.

 

(Note—an interesting list of defunct magazines here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_defunct_American_magazines)

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July 17, 1933

Mon., 17   Morning devotions. Edna leaves us for New Hampshire. Stanton Muzzy and his sister call on business. I keep busy all day. Fix an old dress. Write Mrs. Witherell, Ruth & The Editor.

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July 16, 1933

Sun., 16   Not very hot to-day. Get a little from a service from Montreal. Grace attends church. I get dinner. Edna comes. Dr. & Mrs. London call. Write Gertrude. Grace & Edna go to the Cottage & have supper with Henrietta. Tuttle & I go by the Jud Carpenter place & down to the Lake road to Panton Corners. A recent storm tore around Potash Bay & thru the fish shanties both sides of the road. The road has been washed out & is in an unsafe condition.

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July 15, 1933

Sat., 15   Morning devotions. More or less static. Make two blueberry pies. Have our first green corn from Raymond Bristol’s. Write Helen & Ben. Grace goes down street with George before dinner. It is so dry we will have no raspberries. Anna writes they will come Tuesday.

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July 14, 1933

Fri., 14   A hot day. Morning devotions. Henrietta comes to supper & from here to the Grange. Write Stanton Muzzy. Things move so slow. I remember this date many years ago when I went to Schroon Lake, part of the way over a corduroy road.

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July 13, 1933

Thurs., 13   Morning devotions. Lena picks more currants. Two young men, one totally blind, come to look over the piano. Grace comes just as they are leaving. The blind one tunes it. May Tracy, Ruth Parker & Mrs. Tracy of Addison call. Tuttle gives me a ride over the back road thru Addison. The grass is breast high from fence to fence & the last bridge we go over has a big hole in it and the auto screams in fright as we drive off. Mary Ross calls late.

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July 12, 1933

Wed., 12   Morning devotions. Grace goes to Manchester, has dinner at the Equinox with the Binghams who take her home with them for the night. Lena helps me pick currants & I make 10 glasses of very nice jelly. Letters from Helen & Ben. Write Hattie & Fay Warner. A hot day.

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July 11, 1933

Tues., 11   Morning devotions. Cloudy & looks like rain but clears. The clothes dry and Dumas irons. Pot roast for dinner. Sort papers & letters. Write Mrs. Witherell, chairman of our com. Card from Mrs. Maurice asking for the paper with (can’t read it) by Mrs. Billings on the Seth Warner Highway which I send on to Mrs. Stevens. Letter from Hattie who is still in Saratoga. Sort papers, etc. Send MSS. to “The Tryout.” 

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July 19, 1933

Mon., 10   No devotions. Nothing but static. Finish the puzzle with Tuttle’s help. Rain last night. Sort papers & letters. Wash stockings, etc. Letter from Mrs. Witherell which I answer. An electric shower at night.

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July 9, 1933

Sun., 9   The weather is cooler. Mrs. Woodman calls to say “Howdy.” Get dinner. Grace attends church & Mary Ross comes home with her. They go for a walk. Tuttle takes me for a ride when he goes for his paper. Mary stops to supper with Grace. I take Miss Goodere’s jig-saw puzzle out of the box. Write Gertrude, Helen & Anna.

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July 8, 1933

Sat., 8   Cooler. A shower after dinner, which helps a lot. Static bad at morning devotions. Make 2 prune pies. Get dinner. Finish cutting & sewing my old dress into a ball for rugs. Work on MS. Letters from Helen & Anna. Write Gertrude.

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July 7, 1933

Fri., 7   Morning devotions with static. Hattie goes back to Saratoga by train. Tuttle takes her to the Station. I note the train I call Ashton’s this morning about 5-40. Grace goes to Middlebury & has a Luncheon with people who call for her. I prepare prunes for pie filling, wash stockings, etc. Greens for dinner. Write Miss Webster of the Children’s Aid. Write Ben. Letter from Gertrude.

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July 6, 1933

Thurs., 6   Morning devotions lost in static. A very hot day. Get dinner after which we go to St. Albans. Pick up Henrietta under a tree at the corner. She drives from Burlington to St. A and from Burlington home. We find Ben & family well. He is working hard on the new house. We go over it. It is lovely. Marvelous clean new timber. Country located. Lovely. See Stanton Muzzy for a minute.

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July 5, 1933

Wed., 5   Cooler. Copy “Come Away.” Hot weather. Do a little mending. Nothing doing out of doors. Kate takes Hattie to her farm. George takes her to see Mrs. Daniels & Mrs. Daniels brings her home.

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July 4, 1933

Tues., 4   Hot & dry. Dumas washes & irons. Henrietta comes & takes us to the Cemetery and out over the Plank road to see poor Ethel who sits in a chair on the Porch. She had her gall bladder removed at Mary Fletcher and is trying to recuperate from it. Henrietta stays to a Caffeteria (sic) lunch. She cuts corns for me & alleviates the pain in my feet. Write Helen. Letter from Ben.

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July 3, 1933

Mon., 3   Morning devotions. Have an early caller—a Librarian from Hartford, Conn. Mr. Temple by name. He is getting autographs from Vermont writers in the Coates-Tupper anthology. Had a pleasant visit with him. Lorain Graves (sic) & Clara Goodere call. Grace preparing to entertain the Hagars, Hattie helping. I insert some dandelions for greens, spite of dissenting opinions. The prove good  which pays. “The Hagars come to Tea.” (sic) They are good company. Then we go to Basin Harbor for a ride after meeting Helen’s fiancé. (note: Not Helen Fisher’s–I think Helen Hagar’s!)

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July 2, 1933

Sun., 2   Grace on the sick list & has a doctor. Tuttle & I go out to Henrietta’s for a “Hello.” It is her birthday. She is 45. Doesn’t seem so long ago. Start dinner & Hattie comes in. We visit most of the day. (What is left.)

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July 1, 1933

Sat., 1   Morning devotions. Letters from Anna, Gertrude & a report from Dr. Dolloff that there is a definite improvement in Ruth. The best news I have had in a long time. Write Ruth, Anna & Gertrude.

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June 30, 1933

Fri., 30   Morning devotions ruined by static. Still hot. Write Mrs. Pliny Norton, Peter Nelson. Return the paper from Mrs. Billings to Mrs. Stevens. Write Stanton Muzzy & Mrs. Kirkland. A nice letter from Dr. Melton, offering to examine my book gratis. A little rain at night & cooler air.

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June 29, 1933

Thurs., 29   Morning devotions. Another hot day. Mrs. Waterman, Henrietta, Grace & I go in Tuttles car,  Jack Goft driver, to the Whispering Pines, a lovely Inn in Castleton. We have luncheon & then a meeting to devise ways & means to mark the Seth Warner Memorial Highway. A committee is appointed to go ahead with it. We call on Helen Hibbard Cole, who lives next door, and come home. Henrietta has supper with us.

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June 28, 1933

Wed., 28   Morning devotions. Another suffocating day. Mend out on the porch. Get dinner, etc. Card from Mrs. Norton. Letters from Miss Ellis & Mr. Thompson. An electric storm at night and sheets & torrents of needed rain waters our little vale & its thirsty gardens. Staunton & Cecil Woodman & Mary Ross come to play Bridge with Grace. They come so late that I go to bed without seeing them.

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