Frederick Douglass Diary - page 52 of 72
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Monday 28 March: A rough voyage of three days and nights trough safely to Naples where we now are.Here we have received tidings of the livers illness of the Gideon Pitts,my wife's mother.Which may lead my wife to give up the remaining part of her European tour. She today telegraphed her wishes the enquiry shall I come? 29th march Tuesday. We are awaiting the auctioneer with much anxiety. Wednesday 30. The answer has come and the news is favorable_ Thursday31. Rises Pagani a town about twenty miles from Naples_ and spend the day.With hir and hers jaeeillo- ah their villa situates on the mountain side 800 feel about the Lisle of the sea from which is an few view of restaurant and the Apennines of which are now condoned with show. Friday April 1th weak to Naples-speed the excising with our and term Fletcher aims and Davies.