Received Monday- June 23/’19, a day after Rudolf’s 21st birthday (C.G.S)
The George Nungovich Egyptian Hotels Cv., Grand Continental Hotel & D’Angleterre,
I arrived here this evening at six o’clock. Several days ago it was decided that I should come to Egypt to sell some supplies which had been bought in London for us and to buy a number of tings viz Ford cars, typewriters, stationary, shoes (for Dr. Fr.) and countless other things.
I took the train day before yesterday evening for Ludd, the sleeper from Ludd to Kantara, crossed the canal in a row boat, train to
At noon I got on the train for
I walked several blocks, came to a big hotel – the other one – entered, saw advertised the last dance of the season (Alexandria is the local summer resort) looked about and by kismet or my usual luck, almost stepped on little Mrs. Golding the wife of a Jewish captain, a born Englishman and practising lawyer in Egypt. I had met them in
Tomorrow (Sunday) I intend to devote to sightseeing. For breakfast I have a business conference with a man who is building hoses in
On Monday I shall pay my respects to the Consul. Jack Mosseri and Saphir will be along about then and I have no plans except Wednesday afternoon I will tea with Mr. and Mrs. McDonald, Bostonians and nice people – also Marianne Taylor of
I don’t believe I had the opportunity to write you yet that the day before I left we ad General Storrs, military governor of
We had our parlor and sitting room decorated with some bits of
Next Wed. is Shevuoth and Thurs. morning I expect to be on the job.
I am sending you a cable tomorrow.
Lots of love and kisses,
I suppose my birthday is passed by this time – its hard to realize that when you look at this I shall already be twenty one.