Journal 26 Page 1 June 04, 1868
         

[title page:] Book No. 2 Europe

[Book of Manuscript Sermons written by 0. A. W. from Nov 19th to ______ ] [above in brackets written by Oliver A. Willard.][pp. 1-25 of the journal contain sermons and sermon notes written by FEW's brother, Oliver.]

Book of Paris Observations written by Frances E. Willard.

From Jan. 1, 1869 to Feb. 24, 1869

[A card in front above book has this typewritten message:]

DEAR F.E.W.'S JOURNALS WHILE ABROAD

She has said that she culled from these all she feels ought to be given to the public and her quotations are in her Glimpses of Fifty Years

I think at my demise these should be burned April 12, 1928

[signed] Anna A. Gordon

June 4, 1868

Glengariffe, Ireland-on the way to the Lakes of Killarney.

Tuesday A.M. 9 1/2 o'clock, June 4th.

(Miss Hunt, one of our traveling companions says its Thursday-I have ceased all "note of time.'')

Waiting for breakfast at the Hotel for tourists. Chilly with the effects of yesterday's, last night's and this morning's cold. In my own country I would never have dreamed of undertaking what here I rush into with reckless enthusiasm.

For instance, a party of seven, Mr. & Mrs. Phillips, their children, Bessie and Will, Miss Hunt, Kate & I left Cork-64 miles distant, yesterday at ten o'clk A.M. in a remarkable looking coach drawn by a quick-footed span of horses-driven by a wide-awake son of the soil and accommodating on its one perched up seat in front, one perched up seat behind & two wide, low-down seats in the middle, our numerous and varied selves.

(At this point Mr. Phillips, handsome & florid, steps into the dining-room where we are cozily warming ourselves before a peat fire in the grate, after "replenishing" with mutton cutlets, eggs, toast, milk & coffee, and tells us to be ready without loss of minutes for our "establishment" will soon appear before