July 27th, 2010

Summer breeze

...oops

"After a day's refreshment I started this morning for London. At the Depot I did, what I have once or twice before done, namely left my ticket on the desk and was required in consequence to pay again; quite provoking."



From page 5 of J. Johnston Pettigrew's travel diary (Subseries 3.3; Folder 525) in the Pettigrew Family Papers #592, Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Hehe. I can't say that I remember having done that before, but it sure sounds irritating!