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Wyndam Bolling Blanton diary, 4 August-19 September 1915

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hear an American talk in such a strain. They mutually agreed that a home in Kent would be the ideal place to live & die - It is the garden of the world they say. Aug 9 '15 The first warm day we have had. Busy till night c the regular of 83. Put on a wristlet & an anklet in place of two extensions in wh. glue had been used but was irritating the skin. Made a few case records. My first night of rest in a long while. We have fallen on evil days. For the first time in my life I am not horrified at the prospect of finding fleas on my person. In fact it is a regular thing to glance down to see one of the little bugs crawling over you or biting you. I am hoping they will not get past the N.Y. quarentine.

Aug 10 '15 American mail. Newbauer has written to get us passes to visit the front. In the afternoon saw a decoration in the hospital garden in which a capt. was made a member of the legion of honor. The process is as follows. A military looking person comes