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... 

John Thomson upon entering Nicosia:

Nicosia may be seen to greatest advantage from the summit of its wall. In the distance rises a forest of tapering minarets, that contrasts well with graceful palms...

Lieutenant Donisthorpe Donne describes an incident regarding police adventures near Episkopi:

Started off on my first district tour with Dayan and 3 zaptiehs and rode up to Selico and investigated a peculiar case of theft...

Edith Belcher, wife of US Consul, went downtown to the main shopping centre for provisions:

Spent the morning with the boys in town buying clothes for school. Spinney, run by Englishman here, is the least attractive store in town...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease, having spent enough money on schools in Larnaca, felt he had to come to a permanent arrangement on the matter with the appropriate persons:

Today, Mr Thompson, Luke and I...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease seemed a bit annoyed with the missionary Mr Wolfe…

The Aga says that when Mr Wolfe was here, he wrote a letter to the Governor in Italian to persuade him to become...

Ioannes Cotovicus, aka lohann van Kootwyck, a Doctor of Civil and Canon Law in the University of Utrecht, touched at Larnaca:

On September 13 we again weighed anchor, shook out our sails, and coasted gaily along for fifty miles...

The  American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease visited Lefkara:

There are 6 churches in the upper village and at least 2 in the lower, all of which, except one, appear to be in a ruinous condition. This, which is called Stavros ton Lefcaron...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Governor Ronald Storrs, checked on the newly discovered statue of Septimius Severus before heading to the boxing ring:

Lady S and I left early to Nicosia. Spent some time in the museum. ...

Writing to his parents, Alfred Westrhom of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition to Cyprus speaks of the perils of malaria on the island

So I am still here and shall be for a few days, for together with the mail...

The pilgrim Bars’ kyj’s arrived in Cyprus and met Archbishop Philotheos:

Having recovered a little, I sailed from Tripolis to Cyprus, hoping from there to catch a vessel to my intended destination...