14th November 
“Vingt contes nouveaux” by Francois Coppée is rather good reading. Tell me if you come across any good French novels or tales.
My dearest Mary, Hurrah! You’ve pulled through in spite of all the obstacles placed in your path I never thought (after your letter previous to the last) that you would make it, but your persistance has conquered in the end. Im glad you met Carpendale and hope you had a pleasant dinner party. I didnt know fellows could get leave for Paris in fact we have had an