No. 128 UCDA LAI/G/220

Extract from a handwritten letter from Eoin MacNeill to Agnes MacNeill

GENEVA, 21 September 1923

Dearest Taddie,

I had your telegram yesterday. I think at this stage we must postpone the project. I am now anxious myself to get back home at the earliest moment when we can leave this place. I have not much to tell you. Everyone seems to hope & wish that the business here will end by Saturday evening and we are discussing arrangements to start for home on Sunday morning, this day week.

[Matter omitted]

We have the same daily round of meetings, most of them very tiresome & stuffy. The weather for the past week has been atrocious, except yesterday. Today has been constant heavy rain with some thunder & lightning, & I have now to start out for tea at the Ch?au de Coudrée, nearly an hour's journey from here on the French shore of the lake between Geneva & Girains les Bains, being invited by the owner M. Bartholoni, Deputy for Haute Savoie. This coming week we shall have to entertain some of those who have been our hosts at dinners, lunches or teas.

I wish it was over & that I was back at home.


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