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.

Transcription Page

Wyndam Bolling Blanton diary, 4 August-19 September 1915

image 30 of 46
This transcription is complete!

disagreeable. It offers no material for a job already long over done. My remarks are the remarks of youth addressed to senesence [senescense] . They are the words of my young manhood to my old days. I hope that until I am actually senile I will never do such a thing again. What I have put on paper is personal & and has been put there against the day of forgetting. There has been no attempt at embellishment. I say this so that my old age will not lose what little respect it may have had for a meagre gift of expression. Tis finished.