¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The principal streets are the Graben, Stephensplatz, Kohlmarkt and Kartnerrstrass our Hotel is on the latter. The list of nobles is long, and nearly all have fine Palaces which add much to the architectural beauty of the city.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The war rumors lately of complications with Russia has reduced their paper currency from 43 to 40 cents per florin. I have drawn as little here as possible $250, on ^Brown^ Brothers xxxx N.Y. through the large Anglo-Austrian Bank, in order to pay my Hotel in paper c’y-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 We have had pleasanter weather weather [sic double word] than we were induced to expect, but we are disgusted with Vienna Hotels. It is an old saying that which ever Hotel one goes to here he will regret not having tried another. After much scolding we succeeded in getting our room furnished satisfactory, but no amount of it would secure our style of cooking or the good attention experience elsewhere, and as the prices were wretchedly high, the cheapest dinner with a 50ct bobble [sic] of wine costing $1.55 gold. So we decided to finish up Vienna without delay, but a greater desire for leaving arose from the noisy streets, preventing sleep. Not one minute during the night were we free from the thunder of a carriage rolling by swiftly.