¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 18th [January 1871] At 8 A.M. as soon as there was any likelyhood [sic] of the landlords being accessibly [sic], Mr. C- and I with Henry for guide, signalled [sic] one of the many boatmen who were floating around the ship and went ashore in search of apartments. Down the irregular streets along the Bay to the left past the good Hotel de Russie which is too far from the promenade and shops, to the Hotel Washington small and full, thence to the Crocelle, the America, the United States, the Naples, the Grand Bretagne, the Angleterre, the La Ville, +c. All large Hotels, and well situated upon or near the Promenade (Villa Reale).
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 In each we went to the third and fourth floors to see their vacant rooms. All badly arranged as regards highth, convenience and location. In Naples, one must have a see [sic] view, must have sun exposure, besides the desirable conditions of quiet, on the bay, near the shopping streets, good hotel, and last but not least a reasonable price, for the proprietors vary in their charges according to the demand, and as Naples is now considered to be quite full, they were correspondingly independent. Back to the Hotel de Naples, where, by turning a parlor into a bedroom we could have four front rooms on the second floor, more comfortable than any others offered to us, which we secured and returned to the steamer where the rest of our families were anxiously awaiting some better Breakfast