The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease continued his travels around the island of Cyprus and did not realise he had to make appointments!!

Today, being Mrs Pease’s birthday, we and the Aga’s family...

USA ambassador Taylor Belcher sent to the Secretary of State the following report: 

Derick came in to have early lunch with us. Toby had call from Nicosia saying a British policeman was shot dead on Ledra Street...

Nicole Huen, a Carmelite of Pont Audemer, visited Cyprus:

Sunday, our company went to a village a mile from the port, and lodged with a Greek priest, and there we stayed until we left to put to sea. The Salines are like a  league in length and breadth...

George Boustronios in his Chronicle comments on the arrival of Sir Louis Alberic at Famagusta to visit King James II:  

And on 3 September a ship from Rhodes reached Famagusta, and Sir Louis Alberic, Zaplana’s nephew...

The merchant of Douai Jacques le Saige visited Nicosia:

After I looked well over the place I came to the convent, which is small as well as the church. But it is very pleasingly and well adorned. After we...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Sir Ronald Storrs, wrote in his diary:

Over to Kyrenia, lunch and bathed then changed into black and to the funeral of old Mr Houston who had died yesterday. He was an old man who had been here since 1878...

Jacques le Saige, a merchant from Douai, France, visited Nicosia:

On September 5 I went for my pleasure outside the town, not to get into the sun, but so that I could see that at some former time it was a grand thing, for it has two very strong castles...

Rupert Gunnis noted in his diary:

Quiet day, some people to tea. The Bishop of Kition and Mr Stavrinakis in to say good bye before their departure to England to ask for Union with Greece from the Labour Government. They have collected...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease noted in his diary:

The villagers have a custom to present the first fruits to some wealthy person with the expectation of receiving a present much greater than their valueThus a villager brought...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease noted in his diary:

Today I received a visit from the priest of the village who brought me a present of a basket of figs. After a variety of complaints against the people for not paying him...

The French Carmalite Nicole Le Huen visited Limassol:

Saturday, the feast of the Nativity of our Lady, it was calm, and we stayed at Lymesson to get victuals, biscuit, sheep and some wine. One gets there thirty sheep...

Fra Angelo Calepio, Superior of the Dominican Convent in Nicosia, described the Ottoman assault on the town to which he was an eye-witness:

At dawn the enemy prepared for a general assault...