¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Genl Zimmerman is also stopping at this Hotel, but I think he is only Brigadier [sic], as I see no staff, but he is a pompous large man, and keeps a soldier constantly marching before the entrance on the sidewalk.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 8th Monday- Finding myself short of funds I went on a search for more. The first two Bankers ^I^ approached, hurried me out, too kindly pointing the way to some other Banker, who might cash my checks on Paris evidently afraid to have anything to do with Paris exchanges, but I found one who had a communication through England with my Bankers and readily cashed by Draft for 5000 francs, giving me, in Prussian money 1325 Thalers 28 Groshen, a shave of about 2 1/4 p¢, a little better than in Frankfurt, so I was glad to get it-which will doubtless last me into Switzerland where I hope to find exchange lower-being a neutral country, depending upon France.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Just in time to reach the “Bourse” at 1 P.M. to hear the voices, very much resembling the roar of the Sea. Did not see an auction, but simply an interchange of prices, ideas, and perhaps private sales. Three or