The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 52

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The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 52
Curious Remnant of the Past—Shechem—The Oldest "First Family" on Earth—The Oldest Manuscript Extant—The Genuine Tomb of Joseph—Jacob's Well—Shiloh—Camping with the Arabs—Jacob's Ladder—More Desolation—Ramah, Beroth, the Tomb of Samuel, The Fountain of Beira—Impatience—Approaching Jerusalem—The Holy City in Sight—Noting Its Prominent Features—Domiciled Within the Sacred Walls
 
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Submitted by scott on

22 Sept SLC and companions departed Janīn, 2:00 a.m., and camped that night at Lubban.
23 Sept SLC and companions departed Lubban, 2:30 a.m., and reached Jerusalem at noon.

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