The Digital Edition of the Heinrich Simon Papers : Excerpt(s) from Heinrich Simon's travel diary (Sept 1825)

Simon, Heinrich, 1805-1860

The Digital Edition of the Heinrich Simon Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>In his travel diary Heinrich Simon describes his arrival in Leipzig, after a journey which takes him past some of the battlefields of the Battle of the Nations of October 1813, fought between the Coalition armies and those of Napoleonic France. The city is busy as it is the time of the Leipzig Fair, and Heinrich becomes the victim of a pick pocket. He uses one of his letters of recommendation to get more funds and goes to the theatre in the evening.</p>

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