Daisy Dobson en route to New York to friends in England

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter. Written in the form of a daily diary titled 'World Tour Notes', on board the Aquitania bound for New York from Southampton via Cherbourg. Dated 28 Dec 1927 - 3 Jan 1928. Describes Daisy Dobson and Agnes Maude Royden's sea journey: conditions on board ship; fellow passengers (including the musician Kriesler, who appears in a concert, and 'heavily-painted overdressed women'); dining with the Captain - Sir James Charles - and the awkwardness of not drinking alcohol.