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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Munich                                    434

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 interesting object to arrest our attention.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 A couple of blocks above this Hotel, stands the “new palace” facing a paved square and before it is a long row of captured cannons, light brass field pieces, among them two of the celebrated Metrailleuse which we were allowed to handle and examine.   It was not “as my fancy painted” it.   A small barrel with sheet iron protective wings behind which a couple of men might rush it up to the face of the enemy, but a heavy brass gun perforated with 25 large bullet holes, much resembling an ordinary field piece. The loads are put into a mess of machinery ^through^ the top near the breech and covered over with an iron quarter-circle plate, and the cartridges are carried in the ordinary amunition [sic] chest.   There is a small crank below the breech but I saw no revolving wheel- to turn while firing-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 At precisely eleven oclock we pass around to the side and enter the “old palace”. No inducement would suffice to gain an entrance at any other time than the fixed hour of 11 to 12 AM.             Behind a rabble of 50 or 60 natives we follow the guide from one apartment to another, respectfully

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 [-Metrailleur-]

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