Riggs, Maida L.
Letter discusses Maida's experience in New York, family matters, and boarding the ship to travel from New York City to London. She describes in detail life on the ship transporting Red Cross workers and Armed Forces overseas, including the schedule, food, activities, drills, athletics, religion, and the other passengers. She also describes the 1st class train ride from the English port to London and London taxis. She describes London gardens, carts pulled by ponies, household differences between England and America, and the beauty of London. The letter has certain lines redacted by cutting words out of the paper.