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Diary Transcription: begin page 7
Thursday-Friday, December 3-4, 1914 (continued)

…having the equipment insured for the journey out, owing to the fact that there was a miscellaneous collection of materials, some of which has different rates. However the matter was eventually arranged.

Saturday, December 5, 1914

Left the hotel early in the morning and went to Liverpool Street station and took P.+O. boat train down to Tilbury Docks. At the steamer there was some delay in getting aboard, owing to the careful inspection but I got settled on board before lunch. I made inquiry of the baggage matter and found that all the boxes had reached the boat on time. In the middle of the afternoon the boat, {“The India”} drew out of dock, but anchored in mid-stream.

Sunday, December 6, 1914

The boat made her way down the Thames early in the morning, and I had opportunity of seeing several submarines and destroyers acting as patrols. The ship proceeded very slowly, and it was not until late afternoon that we were off the Isle of Wight. There was a very heavy sea on, and in…

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Display Page Dates
  • Display Page Dates
    12/03/1914; 12/04/1914; 12/05/1914; 12/06/1914
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

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  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.