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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Bellaggio                       328

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 1 “Wife! do you see that old gent near the head of the table? Yes!

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 “Well I understand him to be Sir Morton Peto . What of it, who’s

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 “he? Why Mr Castle has been interviewing him and he

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 “remembers my Father,   he’s the great English capitolist [sic] who

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 “failed last year for it is said, about 25 million dollars and is

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 “now living on a small income of his wife’s, said to be about

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 “$4000 per year.   Well he’s got something laid up, for his

9 Leave a comment on paragraph 9 0 “wifes pin money won’t last him long at this rate.”

10 Leave a comment on paragraph 10 0 After dinner Mr Castle says “did ^you^ see Sir Morton”?

11 Leave a comment on paragraph 11 0 At the head of the table. Yes?   “Oh no he was sitting in

12 Leave a comment on paragraph 12 0 front of you with his wife and two daughters”   which was

13 Leave a comment on paragraph 13 0 interresting to us as we had been talking rather unreservedly.

14 Leave a comment on paragraph 14 0 26th About 940 oclock last evening another grand display of the Aurora Borealis began, covering a large part of the northern sky from East to West with a livid flaming light, the lower half veiled by a thick cloud, but my intended early rising this morning (5 1/2) forced me to retire without awaiting its termination.

15 Leave a comment on paragraph 15 0 The landlord sends up his recommendation Book and we make no hesitation in adding a good certificate, for the variety of small Birds, delicate Fish and excellent cooking with good Wine and good attention, have merited it.-

16 Leave a comment on paragraph 16 0 [-Torno-]

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