Pisa to Florence
Saturday 24 Feb. 1838
Describes their enthusiasm at arriving at Florence; the scene of the great days of republicanism of the 13th and 14th century; floods in Florence where the river has overflowed its banks; the siege of Florence under Francesco Ferrucci; the contrast between the flourishing valley and luxurious vines, and the strings of beggars; the approach to Florence and its historical associations.
2p Incomplete CLAYDON
Xerocopy: WELLCOME INST
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