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In this letter to his brother and sisters, Joseph Peace Hazard writes from Rio de Janeiro about his travels in South America. Topics include the prevalence and importance of churches; a visit to James Monroe, U.S. Consul in Rio (and former Congressman from Ohio); visits to the Botanic Garden; the flora and fauna he observed; local customs; and the houses and villas he saw.
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Hazard, Joseph Peace, "Travel letter no. 04, Series 2" (1866). Joseph Peace Hazard Papers. 62.