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BR tells Meynell that his records are incomplete and cannot prove his claim to more than seven days, though he thought it was more. He addresses his claims in four points.
Regarding diphtheria BR states that Beacon Hill requires a certificate of non-contact with infection signed by a doctor, "The Dr. at Portmadoc, who knew there was diphtheria in the neighbourhood, refused to sign, after hearing what had occurred. By Dora's regulations, I could not send the children back, but agreed to make up the time to her later."
BR states that here is no doubt that the last holidays were due wholly to him, as the sequence was term, holiday, term, holiday, so the new arrangement should begin such as the old. He also states that Dora had the children from August 16-31 in Cornwall and two nights in Boyle's Court, totalling seventeen nights.
"Dora's remarks about odd days during the past terms are absurd. My position was, by arrangement, that of other parents at her school. The children were with me during holidays and I was entitled to take them out for days during the term."
Thus BR concludes that he still claims an extra seven days.
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