Journal: Tour through France, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands

Scope and Content

JOURNAL kept by Col. Mrs Jones (later Yale) of a tour lasting 15 weeks through France, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands. It is mainly of topographical interest but other items of interest include: a description of the Swiss Diet which was sitting at Lucerne and was attended by Canning and Talleyrand; on the road to Baden they met with the 16 year old Princess of Saxe with a suite of attendants and 7 carriages on her way to Spain to be married to the king; and at Spa she saw the Queen of Sweden, whose husband was Bernadotte, the French marshal who had been parted from her husband for political reasons.

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