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David J. Castleman letter to Mary Pride Jones, 28 May 1919

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should be here in a few days. I shall then report to embarkation office & await my turn for a booking. As soon as I am informed what boat to take i shall wire you at Oxford. I'm hoping to get away not later than June 15th. Your several requests that I porte mon uniform shall be obeyed. Your slightest wish is law to me. Sunday I went out to St. Marguerite with a friend. It is a beautiful little sea side resort only a few miles this side of La Baule, the Atlantic City of France. We spent all the afternoon with a Mde Couffinhalt & her two daughters. They are delightful people from St. Etienne & they spend every summer at St. M. where they have a villa overlooking the sea. They asked me to come out to see them whenever I can get away. I don't think I ever par-