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[Saturday 30 September 1916]

Cold much better . Posted notes yesterday.
Leave by 9.30 pm Boat from Belfast for Fleetwood arrive in the morning & to meet Laura.
All the Neill family have been so nice too me & gave me Wedding presents
Silver Cigarette Box  €“ Gold Pin
"          Flask & Ink Pot
Leather Despatch Box.
They are all Rich nice people & seemed grateful for what I did at Mulberrygong  €“ one Reggie Neill has his only son posted as missing-
Spent the day walking thro' a pretty fern glen, full of Pheasants & Rabbits & am sorry to leave old Ireland I am taking a wee bit of real Shamrock with me.

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