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Note ID: MS193
Weather Conditions: Partly cloudy, mid-80's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/22/1999
Location: Mansion - Second Floor - Above Ballrooms
Work Type: Demolition
Notes: Cellulose insulation held between ceiling joists by cardboard panels fills the air. Demolition of partitions and finishes continues in the 2nd floor spaces over the North and South Ballrooms.


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Note ID: MS194
Weather Conditions: Partly cloudy, mid-80's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/22/1999
Location: Mansion - Second Floor - Dressing Room and Bedroom (E) / Governor's Bedroom (R)
Work Type: Demolition
Notes: Flooring and other materials are being removed from the former Governor's Bedroom, by way of a chute set up outside an east-facing window. There is still concern about the framing conditions where the elevator was removed and the shaft demolished. Some floor joists have already been supplemented with new framing, through-bolted to the existing joists.


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Note ID: MS207
Weather Conditions: stormy, low 60's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/24/1999
Location: Mansion - Attic
Work Type: Demolition
Notes: Attic continues to be cleared of debris. Original framing is increasingly exposed.


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Note ID: MS210
Weather Conditions: stormy, low 60's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/24/1999
Location: Mansion - Basement - General
Work Type: New Concrete Construction
Notes: Gravel was delivered into the basement, through windows on the west side (front). Gravel is being spread throughout the basement in preparation for pouring the new concrete slab. The slab installer is "shooting" levels, using a laser device, at the perimeter of each space to set the level for the new slab. A synthetic expansion joint is nailed to walls at the perimeter of each space.


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Note ID: MS212
Weather Conditions: stormy, low 60's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/24/1999
Location: Mansion - Basement - Kitchen (E/R)
Work Type: Demolition
Notes: The last of the old ceramic tile is mechanically knocked off the kitchen walls.


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Note ID: MS211
Weather Conditions: stormy, low 60's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/24/1999
Location: Mansion - Basement - Kitchen Service Area (E) / Serving Scullery (R)
Work Type: Demolition
Notes: The last of the old elevator, its cast concrete pit, is removed with a jack hammer.


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Note ID: MS209
Weather Conditions: stormy, low 60's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/24/1999
Location: Mansion - Basement - Laundry (E)
Work Type: Demolition
Notes: Granite threshold from west wall of former Laundry Room is stored in lower level of the connector between the Mansion and the Cottage.


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Note ID: MS208
Weather Conditions: stormy, low 60's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/24/1999
Location: Mansion - First Floor - Dining Room (E/R)
Work Type: Floor Conservation
Notes: Radiused patches in the border of the Dining Room floor have been installed. Stains remain for later treatment.


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Note ID: MS203
Weather Conditions: stormy, low 60's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/24/1999
Location: Mansion - Second Floor - Above Ballrooms
Work Type: Demolition
Notes: In the entire 2nd floor area above the Ballrooms the top layer of flooring is being removed, revealing the numerous changes to partition layouts in this area of the 2nd floor.


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Note ID: MS205
Weather Conditions: stormy, low 60's
Report Author: Mary Harding Sadler
Report Date: 5/24/1999
Location: Mansion - Second Floor - Dressing Room and Bedroom (E) / Governor's Bedroom (R)
Work Type: Demolition
Notes: Removal of cellulose insulation held between joists with cardboard panels.


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