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In this letter to his brother and sisters, Joseph Peace Hazard writes about his travels in the Caribbean and in South America. Topics include going ashore in St. Thomas despite dangers of cholera, yellow fever, and smallpox; the hotel and harbor in Saint Thomas; the Amazon River; and the flora he observed.
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Saint Thomas; Caribbean Sea; Pará; Brazil; South America
travel writing; letters; gardens; plants; flowers; trees; forest and forestry; rivers; ocean; mountains
Hazard, Joseph Peace, "Travel letter no. 02, Series 2" (1866). Joseph Peace Hazard Papers. 60.