1898 September Footnotes

[1] PS Gael (paddle-steamer) was a passenger vessel operated by the Great Western Railway from 1884 to 1891.

[2] The works of the Rev. Sydney Smith. Vol 1-3 by Sydney Smith. Published 1859.

[3] Endymion is a novel published in 1880 by Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, the former Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was paid £10,000 for it. It was the last novel Disraeli published before his death.

[4] Essays of Elia is a collection of essays written by Charles Lamb; Lamb’s essays were very popular and were printed in many editions throughout the nineteenth century. The personal and conversational tone of the essays has charmed many readers; the essays “established Lamb in the title he now holds, that of the most delightful of English essayists.”

[5] A Tramp Abroad is a work of travel literature, including a mixture of autobiography and fictional events, by American author Mark Twain, published in 1880.

[6] Blindpits. A story of Scottish life.by Taylor, Elizabeth d. 1879.  Published New York, G. P. Putnam & son, 1869.

A girl’s wandering in Hungary by H Ellen Browning published 1897.

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