¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Back again to Nice at 6 1/2 P.M. Sadly wiser. We have enjoyed pleasant calls at our apartments from Mr and Mrs Slade formerly of Cleveland, Mr & Mrs Hughes and daughter- Mr and Mrs Evans and Son, Miss Susie Palmer, all of New York Miss Anna and Mr Henry Dewey and Mr Henry of Chicago, besides our constant friends the Castles-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 We came here intending to stay two days then go to Naples but we have stayed two weeks. Our ladies have found silks and dressmaking cheap enough to make it an object to delay leaving.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Good heavy silk $2. per yard, a whole suit made up for $4. to $5. Have also laid in a good supply of embroidered Handkerchiefs chemise’s pillow cases, dresses, skirts, +c- Have had a fine black coat made for $12. That would cost $30. in Cleveland. Have bought an extra trunk, large one to take with us, so I shall pack up three of my heavy American trunks and ship off to England to await our arrival. In them will go velvets, silks, embroideries extra duds and fancy articles too numerous to mention-
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 These American trunks are strong and secure but they are an expensive luxury. In America a reasonable number of trunks are allowed each person regardless of weight, but in Europe every pound is charged, and I find my freight bills equal the first class fare of two more persons-
¶ 7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 11th [January 1871] We had set our minds on going to Genoa this morning by Steamer which runs Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays, starting at 9 A.M. determined to not buy our tickets until a half hour before starting that we may not be forced into a sail in bad weather- The Barometer has been frequently consulted during the past two days and