Molony, William O'Sullivan, Diary, 18 July 1914

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Description: 
W.O. Molony diary, [page] 54
Case Study: 
A British Teenager Caught Up in the First World War: William O’Sullivan Molony
Creator: 
Molony, William O'Sullivan
Source: 
diary
Date: 
18 July 1914
Place: Berlin
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Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
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Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
00000526
Language: 
eng
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image
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jpg
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[page] 54
Lillie and felt most embarrassed.
Arrived Berlin 5:0 p.m. Train 1 hour late. Was met by motor. Herr Dittmann who had arranged the party and who owns the motor is charming. C. sat in front with him. (Jealous). Remembered Lillie’s and Hermina’s advice and recovered instantaneously.
Party consisted of Dittmann, Mother, Kathleen, C and self. Fine motor—splendid roads. Don’t know where we are going to but all the same to me. Where Heiligendamm is, God only knows. Darling C.—it is so nice to see her again—hasn’t changed a bit. Still wearing the locket.
Beautiful lakes, scenery—I never knew Germany was as beautiful as this. Just like a fairy land—with C. as Princess. But Dittmann spoiled everything—he is so nice but he is fond of C. and I would hate to see him successful.
Wonderful news! Was told that C’s birthday was to be on Monday 20th—and on asking her age was told