Tour of Europe and the Holy Land aboard the Quaker City
“Itinerary of the Quaker City Excursion, (MTDP 00308).” In Mark Twain’s Letters, 1867–1868. Edited by Harriet Elinor Smith, Richard Bucci, and Lin Salamo. Mark Twain Project Online. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press. 1990, 2007. , accessed 2020-12-08.
Quaker City makes port at LeghornWed Jul 24, 1867
24 July QC arrived at Leghorn, 7:00 a.m.
Depart Florence for LeghornThu Jul 25, 1867
?25 July SLC and companions departed Florence on the noon train for Pisa, where they spent two hours; they arrived at Leghorn in the evening and boarded the ship.
Leghorn to RomeFri Jul 26, 1867
?26 July SLC and companions, to avoid being quarantined on the QC at Naples, took a French steamer to Civitavecchia, then a train to Rome, arriving the following evening.
Quaker City departs LeghornWed Jul 31, 1867
31 July QC departed Leghorn, 9:00 a.m.
Quaker City arrives at NaplesThu Aug 01, 1867
Ship quarantined for 10 days
From Rome to NaplesThu Aug 01, 1867
1 Aug SLC and companions probably departed Rome for Naples by train; QC arrived at Naples, where it was quarantined for a week.
The Island of IschiaWed Aug 07, 1867
7 Aug SLC and companions6 departed Naples in the morning for two days on the island of Ischia.
Start out for VesuviusFri Aug 09, 1867
9 Aug SLC and companions returned from Ischia to Naples in the morning; at midnight SLC and companions7 departed for Mt. Vesuvius.
Visited CapriSat Aug 10, 1867
10 Aug SLC and companions8 visited Capri by chartered steamer.
Quaker City Departs NaplesSun Aug 11, 1867
11 Aug QC departed Naples, 8:00 a.m.