nently fortunate you are destined to be. . . . You say you shall be at home in January; but I shall be agreeably disappointed if you arrive so soon.
You will be mos to Cologne; then to Brussels, Antwerp, London,—where I shall be at the end of January,—thence to sail for America.
If this letter reaches you by the British Queenyond price that of my friends.
Left Berlin in the middle of January, cold as the North Pole, and passed to Leipsic, to Weimar, Gotha, Frankfort, and three articles by Saint-Marc Girardin in the same paper during the month of January.
Also an article in the Supplement du Constitutionnel at the end of December; also in the National during January; also in the Revue des deux Mondes, for January.
I write entirely from memory, and do not know if these journals are procurableJanuary.
I write entirely from memory, and do not know if these journals are procurable in Boston; but all these articles are interesting to Americans: they are well written, and come from distinguished pens.
It was the first article about which I con
voice, I have thought it was our Senator's. Savigny and Humboldt both are in what is called the societyof Berlin; that is, with la haute volee,the court, and the diplomatic circle,—though I have not seen either there.
The other professors do not enter that circle.
Most of the corps diplomatiqueand the Ministers I know already; and I have been well received by the Crown Prince, and the Prince William, and their princesses.
Frederick William III.
was then King of Prussia.
He was born Aug. 3, 1770, succeeded to the throne Nov. 16, 1797, and died June 7, 1840.
The Crown Prince was his son, Frederick William IV., who was born Oct. 15, 1795, and died at Sans-Souci, Potsdam, Jan. 2, 1861.
He married Elizabeth, daughter of Maximilian, of Bavaria.
Prince William, brother of Frederick William IV., and now Emperor of Germany, was born March 22, 1797, and succeeded on his brother's death to the throne.
He married, in 1829, a daughter of the Grand Duke Charles Frederick, of Saxe-Weimar.