George Boustronios mentions how the Venetians replaced the Cypriots at the palace:

And on 13 March they relieved the Cypriots who used to sleep at the palace and appointed Italians. They also changed the...

Alfred Westholm, member of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition to Cyprus, wrote to his parents about his love for Vouni:

The dig at Kythrea is still going on but I hope to have everything completed tomorrow evening...

George Boustronios describes what happened after the departure of Caterina Cornaro:

And on the fifth of March four galleasses left Famagusta, taking off many Cretans and Italians with their horses...

From the diaries of US Consul Taylor Belcher and Edith Belcher:

Boys off at seven o’clock with Lolos. Richard brought Chris over and we went back to bed soon after for another hour. Toby and I went in town at nine o’clock and wandered all through...

William Turner, staff member at the British Embassy in Constantinople, spent enough time on the island to afford himself a good idea of the land and its people:

In the morning I went...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease noted a scandal which took place in Larnaca:

Yesterday morning a young Frenchman formerly clerk of Mr Raibeaud, French consul, shot himself through the head and...

The British traveller William Turner stops in Larnaca and is impressed by the city:

The traveller certainly sees in Cyprus that he is in a more civilised spot than he must often expect to find in Turkey. Larnaca, the second city...

The British traveller William Turner visited the site of ancient Idalium:

Mr. H. having been kind enough to lend me his horse, a small grey of the country, with an English saddle, at a quarter before seven I set off with Ibrahim, one of Mr V.’s janizaries...

William Turner, a member of the staff at the British Embassy in Constantinople, described the women in Cyprus:

Cyprus is no longer famous for the beauty, or infamous for the immodesty...

Letter from A J Dawe, Principal, Colonial Office, to Sir Ralph Verney in which he transmitted a petition praying for the union of Cyprus with Greece:

This refers to our conversation about the petition (which I return herewith)...

American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease commented on the Greek confrontation with death:

Today I was informed that the wife of Chelebi Yiango came from Nicosia the other day on account of her sister’s sickness...

Edith, wife of Consul General Taylor Belcher, in her diary, reflects on the tension of those days in Cyprus:

I dragged Toby off early- he is not well and terribly concerned over the coming week. It was just before we left for the air reception tonight...