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Title Diary of Amos Bonsall, 1873-1875
Object Name Diary
Creator Bonsall, Amos (1830-1915)
Scope & Content Diaries of Amos Bonsall, 1873-1875. Journal of trip to Europe, beginning with Ireland, July 24, 1873.

Volume 1. 1873. Description of castles, ruins, streets, buildings, parks. Extensive description of the "Jaunting Car" vehicle used in Ireland. Commented on the effect of alcohol.

Volume 2. 1873. London - describes people and places, and a visit to "Asylum for Idiots - Edswood, Redhill, Surrey" and compared it to "ours at Media."

Volume 3. 1874. Started from Lausanne, fortification and cathedral in Strasburg, various towns and cities of Germany.

Volume 4. 1874 Vienna.

Volume 5. 1874 Switzerland.

Volume 6. 1874. The Simplon Italian Lakes, Milan to Crimona.

Volume 7. Hotel St. Marco - Piacenza.

Volume 8. 1875 Florence.

Volume 9. Paris.

Collection Diary Collection
Extent 9 volumes