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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Pisa 480

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Just beyond the church and tower and belonging to them is the Campo-Santo, or burial place, being a quadrangular piece of ground enclosed by a building 440 x 145 feet begun 600 years go [sic], the ground consecrated 700 years ago by the Archbishop who after the loss of the holy land conveyed 53 ship loads of holy earth from Mt Calvary. We xxxx trod upon its grassy carpet and Anna was allowed to pluck a couple of holy rosebuds for her “press-book”. I did not notice any grave stones within the square as at Verona- all are undercover- The entire wall surrounding, is covered with immense old frescoes many of which are not quite obliterated. Some of the old tombs have very ancient ornaments- I saw a Roman and a Greek sarcophagus each supposed to have been made long “B.C.” Covered with alto-relievo, much mutilated, but showing excellent skill much beyond the sculptors of the middle ages-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 On the end wall we saw chains of the ancient harbor of Pisa captured by the Genoese [sic] in 1632, a part given to the Florentines who returned them in 1848. The second chain was restored by the Genoese [sic] in 1860.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 14th [December 1870] Another trip to Cararra [sic] with Alice and Homer. From Pisa

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 [-Interior, Campo Santo-]

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