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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 June 28-29        Cologne to Bonn            33

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 great University.  the central portion of which is an open grass plot.  but the sides are ornamented with several rows of the largest and finest shade trees, whose tops join in matted arches  which must be a delightful retreat in warm weather.      

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The preceeding [sic] photograph shows the principal and longest building of the University.    There are seven or eight separate buildings scattered around the sides of this great square occupying more than half the South side of the town, Anatomy building, observatory, Hospital Library of 200,000. vols,  two or three museums, +c

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The city, now about 30,000 inhabitants is very old. History mentions that Claudius Civilis gained a victory there over the Romans in AD 70.    In the 4th century the town was destroyed by the Franks and did not regain its importance until the 13th century –         

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Their first church is the Münster where Frederick of Austria was crowned in 1314 and Charles the 4th in 1346 –  Ma and Anna visited it, although the former was suffering from a cold taken in the chilly churches of Cologne.    Jep and Allie xxxxx backed out saying they had seen churches enough.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 We visited the statue of Bethovan [sic], the great, musical, composer who was born here in 1770, died in Vienna.  Also visited his house where he was born, in a narrow street, the Bonngasse No 515-

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 29th   Today is the féte day of St. Peter and St. Paul.  The streets and boats are full of happy pic-nic ers- [sic] Have just learned why our Hotel is so full.   They are invalids, come to consult ^a^ Dutch magnetizing Doctor.    Among the patients are

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