From the private journal of Lieutenant Donisthopre Donne, district officer of Limassol:

Having inspected the Police Detachment and slept at the little Konak, we started next a.m for the Marathasas valley. ...

The ADC to Sir Ronald Storrs, Rupert Gunnis, went through a quiet March celebration, not knowing what was in store for him the following year:

Greek Independence Day, so the whole of the town...

Lucinda Pease described in her diary the closing ceremony of the school year at Larnaca:

I was asked by the owner of the house whether he should strew the floor with myrtle and laurel branches. Being unacquainted with such matters...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease describes an episode that took place in the streets of Nicosia:

A few days ago, the brother of the Archbishop was walking through the streets of Nicosia with some of the...

American Consul General Taylor Belcher sent a telegram to the Secretary of State from Nicosia:

First legal processions and demonstrations held in Cyprus in past three years passed off without incidents yesterday. ...

In a letter to his parents, Alfred Westholm raved about spring flowers of Cyprus. But it seems he had no green fingers: 

The first spring flowers such as anemones and narcissus have been followed by others, and thousands...

German author Christophi Fürer, of a noble German family, visited Cyprus:

On 29 March we approached the island on its southern side and landed at the port of Salines, where we gave thanks to God for he had brought us back...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Sir Ronald Storrs, had a special passion for antiquities and excavations:

To my excavations in the afternoon-they are by Mr Christophides’s house and they have found a flight of steps which I imagine to be...

Alfred Westholm, member of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition to Cyprus, writes to his parents:

The Cypriote night is crystal clear, the moon has risen over the plain to the east revealing every detail in the landscape.. 

The German author Christophi Fürer visited Cyprus 29 March - 7 May 1566:

On the last day of March we left Larnica at night, for the intolerable heat made travelling by day impossible, and the following morning we entered...

The Catalan visitor Ali Bey el Abbassi, whose real name was Domingo Francisco Jorge Badia y Leblich, visited the Governor General of Cyprus:

He received me  with great ceremony, surrounded by a great number of...