Viewing page 3 of 52
It looks like you're using a mobile device. We recommend using a physical keyboard for transcription entry.
Monday, January 18, 1937 Spent most of the morning packing and weighing what we had packed. This is the first time we have had to pay any attention to weight and it is proving a little difficult. No matter what we do, we will have to pay excess baggage on the plane as we are only allowed 20 kilos (44lbs each free)- and this, because we have tickets to Miami. Were we going only as far as Kingston it would be 15 kilos (33 lbs) In the afternoon we took some things to the P.O. to mail. We started out just after a shower and were - at least I was - a little apprehensive lest we be caught in another. We couldnt agree on which direction the street cars were running so [[strikethrough]]we[[/strikethrough]] Dick gave up & [[insertion]]^we [[/insertion]] took a bus. This was hard on him, as he had 2 heavy alcohol tanks to carry. When we got to the P.O. we found we couldnt send one of the tanks as it was too heavy so we had to take it to the Horn Line & send it by freight.
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.