¶ 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