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In this letter to his brother and sisters, Joseph Peace Hazard writes from the steamship LaPlace about his journeys around South America. Topics include social reports; a discussion and sketch of the "Alligator Pear" [avocado]; conversations with fellow passengers (including one about transatlantic telegraph cables); and whale sightings.
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Rio de Janeiro; Brazil; Buenos Aires; Argentina; South America
travel writing; letters; mountains; ocean; bays; plants; fruit; animals
Hazard, Joseph Peace, "Travel letter no. 07, Series 2" (1867). Joseph Peace Hazard Papers. 64.