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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 Excerpt: ...exile pined to quit Europe, and in a new world 'to forget the greatness and-the sufferings which had been the companions of his youth.' But he was literally without a farthing. A friend wrote on his behalf to Mr. Morris, who had been ambassador to France from the United States, had been acquainted with Egalite, and was then at Hamburg, about to return to. his native country. Mr. Morris answered promptly and kindly, offering the prince a free passage to America, and his services after arrival there: and he transmitted an order for £:100 to defray the expenses of the journey to Hamburg. Louis Philippe accepted this friendship in the spirit in which it was offered. On the 10th of March, 1795, Louis Philippe left Bremgarten, and, traveling still incognito, reached Hamburg at the end of the month. He missed his kind friend, who was employed upon diplomatic business in Germany. Some months must go before Mr. Morris could return to Hamburg, and these the young adventurer resolved to employ in exploring Northern Europe, an undertaking beset with difficulties unknown to the tourist of to-day. From Denmark he crossed to Sweden, and thence passed into Norway, making excursions that were remembered long afterward, to the iron and copper mines of that country. The northward journey did not end even here: the traveler was not' content until he had advanced some degrees beyond the arctic circle. Returning southward, he traversed on foot the desert which separates the Northern Qcean from the river Tornea. Fifteen days were I occupied in the journey, during which no other nourishment than the milk and flesh of the reindeer could be procured. Upon his return from this expedition Louis Philippe received the gratifying intelligence that the French directory ...
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