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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.
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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

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Regi is Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (future father of Gloria Vanderbilt) Curzon Chapel was in London until 1894

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