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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 209            Zurich

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 it is the most fashionable occupation, every woman, every day and
evening, as soon as the other duties will permit-
The city has a town library, small museum, Hospital and good
schools, but no important or expensive art galleries or other celebrated
Collections-    The lake is 25 1/2 miles long and 2 1/2 miles wide
at the widest part, although the width is quite regular.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 At our Hotel all the ladies and many of the men and
children are actively engaged all day long picking lint
for the wounded soldiers of both belligerents,  picking everywhere
chatting, gossiping, all day Sunday-   In the upper halls
groups of chambermaids and porters sit at tables picking lint and
enjoying the new rage-    but its very necessary-reports say
that the army physicians are driven to using straw, so great is
the slaughter.    Reports yesterday (4th) say that 80,000
French and the Emperor Napoleon capitulated at Sedan-wonderfull-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 In our cab rides we have a new sensation here.  While
the drivers wear the same style of blue coat with brass buttons and
black glazed hat, the Horse is further ornamented with a string
of noisy bells around his neck.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Zurich is the residence of our Courier Henry Schlatter, and
it was quite fortunate for him that he lost his trunk so near home
giving him a chance to replenish at cheaper rates,  but he could
not resist the temptation to spend some of his reward, so he
arrives here in a light colored stylish new suite, with his old suite and
a dirty shirt wrapped in paper.                      Today his family
called upon us-  His wife, a tall, modest, and respectable looking
woman, and son three years old, hansome with a fine large head

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