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.
Athens QuarantineWed Aug 14, 1867
14 Aug QC arrived at Piraeus at noon, but the passengers did not disembark; SLC and companions9 defied the quarantine and visited Athens that night.
Depart Greece and Head for ConstantinopleThu Aug 15, 1867
15 Aug QC departed Piraeus at noon.
Arrive at ConstantinopleSat Aug 17, 1867
17 Aug QC arrived at Constantinople at daybreak.
Quaker City Departs Constantinople for RussiaMon Aug 19, 1867
19 Aug QC departed Constantinople, 1:00 p.m.
Arrived SevastopolWed Aug 21, 1867
21 Aug QC arrived at Sevastopol, 5:00 a.m., and departed again at 9:00 p.m.
Quaker City Makes Port at OdessaThu Aug 22, 1867
22 Aug QC arrived at Odessa, 4:00 p.m.
Depart OdessaSat Aug 24, 1867
24 Aug QC departed Odessa, 11:00 a.m.
Arrive at YaltaSun Aug 25, 1867
25 Aug QC arrived at Yalta at noon.
Visit with the TsarMon Aug 26, 1867
26 Aug QC party, including SLC, visited Tsar Aleksandr II and family.
Quaker City Departs YaltaWed Aug 28, 1867
28 Aug QC departed Yalta, 8:00 p.m.