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Cie Intle Des Wagon-Lits
et des
Grand Express Européens

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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.

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Péra-Palace

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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.

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