Making History: Transcribe is made possible in part by federal funding provided through the Library Services and Technology Act program administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Wyndam Bolling Blanton diary, 4 August-19 September 1915

image 9 of 46

Zoom in to read each word clearly.
Some images may have writing in several directions. To rotate an image, hold down shift-Alt and use your mouse to spin the image so it is readable.

This transcription is complete!

Sept 2 '15 Visit from Andy West & Ed. Jessup. They informed us that they were going back on the same boat c us. We accepted their invitation to Juilly. They said Judd had spoken very complimentarily of our work here. We made quite a stir in the morning preparing for some high English army officials who were coming to visit us. They turned out to be English women Drs. In disgust I went out on the balcony & asked one of the patients to teach me a French game he was playing. We played "Le jeu de Dame" a kind of a cross between chess & checkers. Quite interesting tho. Sept 3 15 Went to Police for "Sauf Conduit" to Juilly. Helped Dr. Allison c some plaster work while the pt. were having lunch. Otherwise busy with dressings & apparatus all day. Jessup was much struck c the fact that our dressings here take all day. Out at his place they get them in the morning & play tennis the rest of the day. In spite of bringing our raquets we have not had a chance yet. It is awfully cold. And I have an invitation to go swimming tomorrow in the Seine. Not a chance!