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Image 2 of 71 Wyndam Bolling Blanton Diary, 7 July-3 August 1915 July 7, 1915

    The Niagara docked this morning at 2 while I was get asleep. Many silly passengers ere still on deck, I believe. We were up to a 7 o'clock breakfast landed at 7:30 following a short sauce & the port inspectors at wh. our passports were approved. The customs were a farce -- no inspection. By 9;30 were off to see the town, Bordeaux, some 500,000 Frenchmen are supposed to live here. To a hastey examination (we had only 3 hours) the city appeared ancient, Thrifty and dirty.