ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: MARIA ROMANOV. 21 SEPTEMBER, 1913.
From the 1913 diary of Maria Romanov:
21 [September]. Saturday. In the morning had lessons. Went to the beach with Trina. Had breakfast with Papa and Mama on the sofa. In the afternoon played tennis 4 with Papa, Mama, Anya, Kiki, and Zlebov were there. Had tea at tennis. Went to vsenoshnaya. At dinner sat with Konsdadi[illeg] and Niko.
From the upcoming book based on Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna’s 1913 diary translations!