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there. Raymond Moley might have been there, but I probably didn't know him from a hole in the wall, though I might have known him.

The thing that I remember most plainly of all is coming back on the train on some train that left about two A.M. All of us women, and some men with us, were very bedraggled by that time. We were all tired and worn out, but as happy as clams. I can remember the conversation with the train men and how happy they were, how glad they were, how glad all the passengers were. We got on a local train, of course. Everybody was happy. Everybody was delighted that Roosevelt was elected. That's the picture that I have coming back on the train. It must have been in that first election.

I don't have any recollection, nor did I ever make any inquiry as to who was there before we got there. Moley in his book After Seven Years may well say that he and Roosevelt were alone all evening, but that could not have been. That is not the way people behave. At least the embattled voters of Hyde Park would have been around, and they were there. That I know is true. As soon as it became clear that the Democrats had won they began coming in the gate and gathering around on the lawn. I'm sure that old Democratic judge, who was such a friend of his and lived up there, was there that night. There were a lot of the

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