¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 at the hansome Protestant ^church^ which we had passed in one of our rides- It was our first opportunity for months, to attend a Protestant church, something besides the episcopalian [sic] English routine- but alas, Henry informs ^us^ the service is in German,s still Anna is going for “principle”, notwithstanding the Dutch” until Henry again crushes her hopes by , “service from 9-11”.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 1 There seems to be no hesitation among the natives in expressing their dissatisfaction regarding the course of the King- Ludwig 2nd a young man of 24-unmarried, who desires nothing but seclusion and music, notwithstanding the exigencies of the times. He is an admirer of Wagner the composer and has raised him from an obscure musician of Zurich to a rich man with him- Wagners compositions are yet too difficult for the skill of the present generation of Opera performers- The King also admires Tonhausser [sic] and the Lieblungenlied- [sic] And to get still further from business where he will try to escape even signing his name, he is about building a reclusive Palace away off in the mountains. Now he stays closely at his Palace nine or ten miles from here
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 1 An active movement is going on here for the union of Bavaria with Prussia, and on the 25th the supporters of the move made the town lively with flags when they heard the agreements had been signed in Berlin. The larger majority however shake their heads ominously, not liking