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60v (SM volume 39)

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60v (SM volume 39)

Notes

(pencil) Abbadia - March 21. 1779 / (60v-61r inscription) LAE / ET EQ ALAE [c.5] / TRIB MIL LEG IIII MACEDON / EDONICAE ET LEG XV APOLLINARIS / PATRI AVO AVIAE SIBI MATRI (see Translations of and notes on Latin inscriptions in this sketchbook at the end of the catalogue) / (60v) March 21st Lay at Piperno, a most / wretch'd Inn - 32 Miles from Veletri / Monday 22d - directly opposite to the / 32d Mile stone abt 7 or 8 Miles to the / right hand is the Town of Corre (Cori) / it consists of an upper & lower Town / & has some remains of Corinthian Arch - / The Town of Lavinia, is situated, & Cori / was, near to Veletri - / Veletri, saw the Spanish Entrenchmts -- / Veletri is 24 Miles from Rome

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Drawing

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