¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 dozen Austrian soldiers watching us, and our many young ladies who have been gathering floral momentoas [sic] whenever the Gardner turned the corners, suddenly change their steps from the sides to the centres of the gravelled [sic] walks. This Chateau has reverted to the possession of the Austrian government, and doubtless is the party that paid for it.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The ill-fated Emperor had every requisite for happiness except the one which Alice at once detected “Sociable neighbors”- I would prefer a cottage with sociality to a Palace alone-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Every American will remember the tragic fate of this Prince who proclaimed himself Emperor of Mexico and upon the withdrawal of the French troops was overpowered by the adherents of Jaurez [sic] and after a lengthy military trial was shot in 1867, dying bravely. And will also remember the unhappy fate of his poor Carlotta whos [sic] fruitless appeals to the European monarchs for assistance deprived her of reason. No longer the mistress of beautifull [sic] Miramar she is now in Laken Belgium carefully watched by kind friends-