The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease comments on the latest firman from the Sultan:

Yesterday, Mr Pierides and other Greeks put on the tarboosh, the emblem of subjection to the Porte. The firman commanded...

Rupert Gunnis noted in his diary:

Over to Kyrenia with H.E. and Lady Storrs. To see the Recreation Room I have given to the Police; they seem very pleased with it and use the gramophone every evening. N.C. Lanitis to tea... 

Edward Ives, a surgeon working in the East Indies, passed through Cyprus and spent the month of October on the island. He had read Alexander Drummond’s travelogue and used it as a guide while visiting:

 

English anthropologist Richard Pococke gives a short geographical and historical description of Cyprus:

The north part of the island of Cyprus is fifty miles from the Cilician shoar, which agrees with the account of the antients, who making a computation by...

Rupert Gunnis kept a meticulous diary throughout his years in Cyprus, perhaps a bit more detailed during the first years:

In the afternoon with Alexis to the Omeryeh mosque where I did some rubbings then or a walk...

Alfiros, one of the Swedish excavators of the Swedish Cyprus Archaeological Expedition, describes:

Just before his departure yesterday the Crown Prince came in here to the Institute for a last... 

Alfred Westholm, member of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition, wrote to his mother:

At Karavostasi we have 90 men, while at Lapithos they make do with 10. At Karavostasi the long profile is now complete and...