From the diaries of Consul General Taylor Belcher and Edith Belcher on the Greco-Turkish friction and describing the character of the British officer Randolph Churchill:

Fires in Nicosia this morning. Toby drove off at seven o’clock. I called...

Nompar II, Seigneur de Caumont et de Chastelnuef, a Gascon noble of illustrious descent, travelled from Famagusta to St Hilarion castle: 

Now when I had stayed with the said king two or three days I returned by the very same road I had taken to the city...

In a Memorial (CO 67/227/6) dealing with the grievances of the people of Cyprus addressed to his Lordship the Secretary of the State for the Colonies by the Greek elected members of the Legislative Council:

A foremost and basic complaint...

Alfiros, one of the Swedish excavators of the Swedish Cyprus Archaeological Expedition, describes his encounter with a Cypriot chameleon: 

Guess my surprise when a chameleon just now came carefully climbing...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease describes the bishops he met:

The bishop of Citium is 54, tall, well proportioned, clear grey eye, oval face, high forehead, white hair and beard, energetic, and has the reputation of being favourable to...

Monsieur FCH Pouqueville, French Consul General at the court of Ali Pasha at Janina, referring to the execution of leading citizens by Küçük Mehmet in July 1821:

The remains of the prelates and other leading citizens executed in Nicosia...

A description of Limassol by Jacques le Saige:

July 22, the feast of the Magdalen. We left our vessel and landed at Limechon. It is now a village situated in the open country quite close to the sea, but there is no harbour. There is a castle...

The Cyprus Times newspaper published the following editorial:

We think that a very fair idea may be gained of the general opinion in England as to the Anglo-Turkish Convention, and it should be remembered that in England...

Lorenzo Warriner Pease was given an explanation as to why the Orthodox Churxh objected to missionaries:

We called at the Kypralli house at night and then he declared that the reason why the Patriarch opposes us is this: ...

Leontios Machairas finishes his chronicle with the death of John de Lusignan:

And on Monday, the twenty-fourth of July 1458 after Christ (the same year in which his wife fell asleep) God did according to his will with our lord...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease on changes in education and the church in Cyprus as expressed by someone who must have been influenced by the followers of Corais in Greece and the movement of enlightenment:

Sir Garnet Wolseley comparing Larnaka and Limassol, describes Larnaka as the filthiest place he had ever seen in contrast with Limassol:

Went in the Salamis to Limassol, a small but clean place very different from Larnika which looks like...