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[[note in pencil]] 130. [[note in pencil]] [[letterhead]] Cie Intle Des Wagon-Lits et des Grand Express Européens [[image; hotel crest, WL in oval with a lion rearing against each side]] Direction Générale 40, Rue de l'Arcade Paris LES PALACES Riviera Place-Nice Cimiez Summer Palace Therapia (Bosphore) Avenida Palace-Lisbonne Riviera Palace-Monte-Carlo Pera Palace-Constantinople Chateau Royal d'Ardenne (Belgique) Hotel Stéphanie } Abbazia Hotel Quarnero } (Hongrie) Hotel Lovrana, Lovrana (Istrie) Pavillon De Bellevue près Paris Hotel Terminus-Bordeaux Hotel Terminus-Marseille Hotel terminus-Lyon-Perrache HOTEL CORRESPONDANTS: Hotels a Tatra-Lomnicz et a Czorba (Hongrie) Grand-Hotel Des Wagon-Lits, Pékin Élysée Palace-Paris. [[line]] Péra-Palace [[/letterhead]] P.S. I must add that Mr. Leishman arranged some very delightful social affairs for me including the "Salamlik" at the Sultans Palace. [[preprinted]] Constantinople, le [[/preprinted]] 16th July [[preprinted]] 190 [[/preprinted]]8 Dear Colonel Hecker, You will see by the above date that my visit here did not end at the time named in my cablegram of last week. A number of things prevented, especially interviews with Hamdy[[sic. Hamdi]] Bey, Director of the Imperial Museum and Chief of Antiquities and Archaeology for the Turkish Empire. A powerful official, in fact, all powerful in his department and a most charming gentleman! My interviews with him have, I now think, put me in line for carrying on some dreams which have recently beset me. Our Ambassador, Mr. [[note in pencil]] 163 [[note in pencil]]
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