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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Aug 20.             Dresden    163

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 and the choice of trains being 645 AM or 745 PM  we chose
the evening without regret.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 20th  Saturday.     Well, here we are in Dresden, the old capital of
Saxony.     Arrived last  evennight 1230, a cab ride of half
a mile, across the old stone bridge over the Elbe, took us to
the Hotel Bellevue on the bank of the river at the right of the
Bridge-  where we found good
rooms awaiting us, as per Henrys
telegram- three nicely furnished
rooms on the first floor, good view
onto the river and city-
After waiting an hour for our
trunks to come from the station
Henry brought them up, with the
tale of his misfortune,  his trunk
had been stolen-       He
had telegraphed this Hotel to have
an omnibus at the station to
carry the luggage,  but upon
our arrival, found different
regulations.  No omnibus or       [-King of Saxony-]
baggage waggons are allowed there-    Baggage must be
delivered by certain runners with handcarts, commissioned b y
the Railway co  who thereby derive a small revenue to the
great inconvenience of travellers [sic]-       Henry gave his baggage
check to  Conv No 4  and came with us to the  Hotel-   After
much delay the Conv arrived with his cart saying, that

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