¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 This evening, a style of street music new to us, stops in front [sic] of our windows. Six men with brass horns, they make very creditable music from their notes, before them.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 7th Today has made quite a change in our plans. Henry and I walked a mile to the Lubec [sic] depot and found a sad state of affairs, for us, wishing to go to Copenhagen thence to Russia- The best route was by steam from Kiel, or Lubec, but now the ports are closed and steamers withdrawn. Its too risky to attempt the passage by cars up through the ^narrow^ naw Prussian peninsula [sic] of Schleswig Holstein, so near the frontier and so liable to be cut off at any moment by either party. To go all the way by cars via Berlin, Wilna, +c. and back the same way, is too much to think of.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 And another difficulty, Ma’s various kinds of drinks yesterday Beer, wine, seltzer water +c. and the hearty dinner, entirely upset her so that she became very sick last night and must rest two or three days longer, which together with our loss of time from Frankfurt, compells [sic] us to abandon our trip to Russia. Its a great disappointment, have anticipated much from it even before our departure from