To Do List

(written upon the back of a shipping manifest bearing the Meriwether-Astor crest)

Myself:

St. Ives pearls and grandmama’s ring
3 gabardine walking skirts (navy, not black)
5 waists (2 lace, 3 plain?)
Shoes, half-boots, stockings
2 walking jackets
1 warm coat
3 hats
2 dinner gowns (if arrive in time from Davina’s modiste)
Traveling papers (ask John about ownership of Athena)
Letter of admission from frightening Dean of Women
Engineering notebook, pencils

Mopsies:

2 day costumes
Shoes, boots, stockings
1 coat
1 straw boater, 1 tam o’shanter
2 play skirts
4 cotton blouses
5 pairs bloomers
Hair ribbons
Traveling papers
Letters of admission to Lycée des Jeunes Filles

General:

Decide about Rosie?
Where to house hens until Carrick House ready?
Remind Andrew to see Snouts gets his new suit & shirt before New Year’s
Call upon Mrs. Morven re Carrick House
Call upon Gorse (avoid Julia)
Lunch with Emilie – engagement gift
Cudgel – see Tigg/Lewis

Oh, I must be mad to go so far away!

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