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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Jany 15th [1871] Genoa to Naples 526

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Well, good bye Genoa, velvets, India shawls, dark streets, and beggars.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 At 3 1/2 PM we have an “early dinner”, at 5 1/2 PM we have rowed through the crowded harbor with our ten trunks looming up like a pyramid in the bow, out to the “Asia” with steam up and her black smoke floating in the breeze.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 At 9 P.M. The anchor is hoisted by steam and we sail out from the ampitheatre [sic] of glistening lights, headed southward, down into the cabin we find the state rooms commodious. Each having four berths and a sofa. Washstand +c. adjoining. The Dining room Cabin which fortunately, is situated in the centre of the ship where we will be the least discommoded by the motion of the sea.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 At 6 oclock AM. Monday, we reach Leghorn, taking our Breakfast on board at 9, all present, as the Boat stood still, all reporting a comfortable night not withstanding the rolling of the ship, which, from the light load and nose high out of the water, rolled more than necessary.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Out on Deck we find our ship is just within the outer harbor at anchor, protected from the sea by an expensive arc of masonry nearly a mile long and 30 or 40 feet out of water, around

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-The harbor-]

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