Henry Light visited Cyprus briefly:

I landed at Larnica on the 26th of September, having seen the shore appearing on the east in a tract of low land, and in the west in a range of high mountains, the evening before. Here, in expectation every day of obtaining a...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease on his travels:

From here (Athienou), Buffavento is N. 15 degrees. Pentadactylos is N 5 degrees West, conical hill N.80 degress W. A small Turkish village lies on a hill...

Edith Belcher, wife of US Consul, continued to keep her ears and eyes open regarding the political situation on the island:

This evening at eight we went to Lanitis; George and Mrs. Christofidhes, the M. Severis (Nicos’ sister)...

In a letter to the Secretary of State, US Consul Taylor Belcher referred to Archbishop Makarios’ visit to the US:

As expected Makarios visit has been biggest story every day for local Greek...

Esme Scott Stevenson left Alexandria for Cyprus in one of the "Asia Minor" steamers:

My only fellow travellers - if a few French and Greek merchants visiting Larnaca in hope of doing business be excepted - were...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Governor Ronald Storrs, was impressed by the beautiful things he saw in the Melikian mansion: 

Mad day. In the evening Lady Storrs and I for a walk and to the Armenian church and then...

George Boustronios, chronicler and serviceman to King James II, wrote of the advance of the Saracens and King Louis’ attempts to block them:

And on the twenty-ninth of September the admiral departed with the Saracens...

The Englishman John Locke describes Famagusta focusing on the city walls:

The 29 about two hours before day, we alighted at Famagusta, and after we were refreshed we went to see the town...

George Boustronios on the arrival of King James II in Kerynia:

In addition, on the last day of September in the year of Christ 1460 the king arrived at Kerynia with the Saracens and the Christians, and he set up camp with the Saracens... 

The Englishman John Locke, during his journey to Jerusalem, stopped also in Cyprus:

The 30th in the morning we ridde to a chapell, where they say St Katherin was borne. The chapell is in old Famagusta...

Piedro Valderio, in his book La Guerra di Cipro, describes a few moments of the siege of Famagusta:

Our enemy put up a great stronghold at the well of St George, from where they bombarded the city with 5 huge cannons. From there they began...

Alfiros letter to his parents:

On Saturday afternoon Einar sent the Volvo out for us and so we left Mandres and will hardly miss it. Its lovely landscape appealed to us Vounites more than its immoral inhabitants and priest...