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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Menton 494

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Very suggestive. I contributed, waiters benefit. Fine dinner of Lamb, Green peas, +c – Festoons of oranges, vines, flowers +c from the chandeliers. After desert [sic] a basket of little bouquets are passed around, again the Napoleons in the bottom are suggestive. In Italy it is said that the waiters are more bold, going through the Hotel with a begging basket-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 27th [December 1870] Was our first bright day. The Cs- visited Nice, and….

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 28th [December 1870] Noon train we are off again, on our travels, in search of something better before “settling down”. A affecting good bye between Mother and her kind friends the Bowens and family of Chicago, also with the Cs who stay behind this time-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Menton is an old village of about 5000 inhabitants. Its sheltered position renders it a charming resort where the many Hotels and Pensions are usually full. Now its dreadfully dull, Hotels, Pensions and stores in great numbers are closed for lack of custom. The season is a failure, and I (the only of of my party) am glad to leave it-

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Following the serpentine ragged coast, through several tunnels, we in half an hour reach the little Principality of Monaco, said to be the smallest Principality in the world. It formerly included the coast villages as far as the east

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-Monaco-]

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