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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.

Publication Date

12-25-1866

Format

StillImage; Text; letters (correspondence); sketches

ISBN

MSS_05_3_103_23

Language

English

Coverage

Rio de Janeiro; Brazil; South America

Keywords

travel writing; letters; mountains; ocean; plants; gardens; tree; forests and forestry; animals; birds; agriculture; architecture, domestic; architecture

Series

travel

Travel letter no. 04, Series 2

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