Monthly Archives: June 2014

September 11th & 12th, 1883

“September 11th, (Cont.) We visited first one of papa’s friends, a Mr. Dickman, where I first tasted American Lager beer; after which we went to Mr. Sturz, another friend of papas. Here we were received very kindly, and soon commenced … Continue reading

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September 11th, 1883

“September 11th, (Cont.) …New York lies on an island called Manhattan, about 15 miles long, and is separated from Brooklyn by the East River and from Jersey City by the North River, both branches of the River Hudson which unite … Continue reading

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