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In this letter to his sisters, Joseph Peace Hazard writes about his travels from Istanbul to Egypt, via Israel and Lebanon. Topics include struggling with a bout of illness; the houses and geography of the various cities; a trip to the Dead Sea; a trip to the Grand Cairo market; the pyramids at Giza; and the flora and fauna he observed.
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Istanbul; Turkey; Tel Aviv-Jaffa; Israel; Dead Sea; Beirut; Lebanon; Alexandria; Egypt; Cairo; Giza; Asia; Africa
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Hazard, Joseph Peace, "Travel letter no. 25, Series 1" (1858). Joseph Peace Hazard papers. 51.