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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Jan 24 [1871] Naples 534

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 then a gay Horse with his tail tightly done up in a yellow bandages tied with red ribbons. People in mourning have their coachmen and footmen also in mourning.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 24th [January 1871] To Herculaneum. At eleven clock we take carriages down through the lower part of the city along the wharfs, past long files of Donkeys laden with wine casks, each one having a cask on each side and all just alike. Donkeys laden with vegetables, with great loads of hay or straw where the moving power could be descerned [sic] only by carefull inspection revealing a pair of ears or tail protruding or a glimpse at some little hoofs under the stack- Carts drawn by an ox in shafts and a shaky old Horse walking beside- Carts drawn by three mules beside each other. Carts, Carts, always carts- and most always drawn by very small Donkeys, the middle one in shafts. I always wonder that these great carts dont sling the little “father of Rabbits” into the air and I always watch for the catastrophe.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Carts are used for every purpose that four wheeled wagons might be In fact I have never seen a four wheeled freighting wagon in Naples. While four wheeled

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 [- Cheap transportation-]

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