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Identifier: siberiaexilesyst02kennuoft
Title: Siberia and the exile system
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: Kennan, George, 1845-1924
Subjects: Siberia (Russia) -- Description and travel
Publisher: new York : Century
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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d ourselves linked by so many persons and associationsto the civilized world and to our homes. In the house ofMr. Lushnikof, for example, we had the wholly unexpectedpleasure of talking in English with Mrs. Hamilton, a culti-vated Scotch lady, who had come to Kiakhta across Chinaand Mongolia and had been for several years a member ofMr. Lushnikofs family. In the person of the Eussianboundary commissioner we were almost as much surprisedto find a gentleman who had met many officers of the Jean-nette arctic exploring expedition—including Messrg. Mel-ville and Danenhower ; who had seen the relief steamerBodgers in her winter quarters near Bering Strait; and whowas acquainted with Captain Berry of that vessel and withthe Herald correspondent, Mr. Gilder. 106 SIBERIA After another lunch and a pleasant chat of an hour ormore with Mr. Sulkofski, Frost and I returned to Troits-kosavsk and spent the remainder of the afternoon in explor-ing the bazar, or town market, and the queer Chinese and

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tl: o OB « z g -si Mongolian shops shown in the above illustration. In oneof these shops we were astonished to find an old second-hand copy of Dickenss All the Year Bound. How it camethere I could hardly imagine, but it seemed to me that if theperiodical literature of Great Britain was represented in oneof the shops of the Troitskosavsk bazar we ought to findthere also a copy of some American magazine left by a A RIDE THROUGH THE TRANS-BAIKAL 107 globe-trotter from the United States. My professionaland patriotic pride would not allow me to admit for a momentthat All the Year Bound might have a larger circulationin outer Mongolia than The Century Magazine. After longand diligent search in a queer, dark, second-hand boothkept by a swarthy Mongol, I was rewarded by the discoveryof a product of American genius that partly satisfied mypatriotism, and served as a tangible proof that New Englandmarks the time to which all humanity keeps step. It wasan old, second-hand clock, made in Provide

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Date: 2014-07-28 10:13:53
bookid:siberiaexilesyst02kennuoft bookyear:1891 bookdecade:1890 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Kennan__George__1845_1924 booksubject:Siberia__Russia_____Description_and_travel bookpublisher:new_York___Century bookcontributor:Robarts___University_of_Toronto booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:121 bookcollection:robarts bookcollection:toronto

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