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Journals 10.5 – Loiterings in Europe by John Corson (Part 5)

This is the final part of my article on Corson’s journal.  For the previous parts please see the entries posted on 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th January 2016. For the next leg of his journey, Corson travelled through Germany and … Continue reading

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Journals 10.4 – Loiterings in Europe by John Corson (Part 4)

This is the fourth part of my article on Corson’s journal.  For the previous parts please see the entries posted on 4th, 11th and 18th January 2016. Corson was lucky enough to be in Rome for the inauguration of a … Continue reading

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Journals 10.3 – Loiterings in Europe by John Corson (Part 3)

This is the third part of my article on Corson’s journal.  For the previous parts please see the entries posted on 4th and 11th January 2016. Crossing back over to Europe, Corson visited the unfinished Cologne Cathedral. Work had halted … Continue reading

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Journals 10.2 – Loiterings in Europe by John Corson (Part 2)

This is the second part of my article on Corson’s journal.  For the first part please see the entry posted on 4th January 2016. Travelling around France involved the use of a ‘diligence’, a sturdy design of stagecoach, designed to … Continue reading

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Journals 10.1 – Loiterings in Europe by John Corson (Part 1)

In 1848 Loiterings in Europe was published by Harper & Brothers, New York. Subtitled Sketches of Travel in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Prussia, Great Britain, and Ireland, it was written by John W. Corson, MD. It is a magnificent … Continue reading

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