By Claude August Crommelin
Now not lengthy after the tip of the yankee Civil battle, a prosperous younger Dutchman via the identify of Claude August Crommelin launched into a travel of the younger state, traveling New England, the center Atlantic States, the higher Mississippi Valley, and the war-ravaged South. His family members connections allowed him to satisfy vital humans, and his pursuits in undefined, politics, and public associations led him to monitor what others would possibly not have spotted. His meticulously stored magazine finds an inquisitive traveller with a willing eye for aspect and a genial writing variety. to be had in English for the 1st time, Crommelin’s e-book offers an illuminating outsider's account of the us at a pivotal element in its heritage.
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And fairly well received by one of the younger partners. The others were all out. Saw the Houses of Parliament, and they made the same impression on me as ten years ago. The St. Stephen’s Crypt under the old St. Stephen’s Chapel has been restored magnificently. Dinner at Simpson’s, Hyde Park. To Her Majesty’s, £1—1 sh. for an orchestra stall. Fidelio performed by Â�Titien and Gardoni. The first named I liked much but didn’t think she is a real great star of the first rank. The second still had a very lovely voice and is clearly a most experienced singer, but without any power left; in one word he is old.
As land prices always shoot up after the construction of a road, few landowners grumble or refuse to cooperate. Ludlow is still hale and hearty, but not really pleasant. The way he talked about my father was not as I would have liked, and I cannot fail to think that he was more of a pleasant acquaintance and a good correspondent than a close friend of my father’s. ” His wife is lovely and friendly. ” From a couple of little ponds they get a harvest of ice that brings one of the nephews $2,800 a year [$40,500 in 2009 dollars].
Being in the lee of a river has been enough to protect against fires in such cases. The southern part from Cairo to Centralia is still wholly covered in woods, hardly accessible because of the marshy soil. North from Centralia the forests give way to prairie land, and the farther north one goes the more prevalent the prairies become. Only along the Mississippi River some forests have been spared. South of Chicago, between that city and Mattoon, the prairies extend for hours on end, with only here and there small copses.