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24 tug came to meet us, and after an hour and a half's sailing we reached the dock. The Potters were on board with us, and so I had Alonzo's company again. From the dock we went to the Hotel Adelphie where we had a very nice dinner. (Everything tastes so nice after the steamer.) We stayed in the hotel until a quarter to nine, and then went to the train, for although it did not start until 11 o'clock, Papa had arranged that we were to have a special car and so we could go right to bed and wake up the next morning in London. We carried out this plan successfully. [[end page]] [[start page]] 25 May 18th. 1890 Sunday We left the car this morning at half past seven, and drove directly to the Bristol, where our rooms were all ready for us. I have one on the front by Alfred and Regi. Mama, Fraulein and myself walked to Curz^[[insertion]] e [[/insertion]]on Chapel this morning, and as we got there early we had no trouble at all in getting seats. I am already delighted that we are not going to stay here long. If we were I don't know what I should do. I do dislike London so very much. The boys went for a walk with Fraulein and myself
Regi is Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (future father of Gloria Vanderbilt) Curzon Chapel was in London until 1894
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