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Hamburg-Amerika Linie

An Bord
des Dampfers Amerika
den Sept 25 1912
mid ocean.

Dear Chick.,
I repeat, I do not see what fun people get out of prolonged ocean travel. You will be surprised to hear that I have not been actively sick, although very close to it.

The first two days out it was fine, and then we had very heavy weather. Almost every body sick. but I managed

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I hardly know what I'm writing but I want this to get off at Plymouth

Send the news to Pieschel (201 25 St. Guetenburg)
I forgot to attend to it,
will send you some money in a day or so after I land.
Have been trying hard to do some thinking about what I'm to do abroad, but the eternal swinging of the boat leaves me in a dazed condition. Nothing doing, I guess, until I land. Davies was fine, stayed with me on the boat until she
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