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(1815) Author: Matthew Consett - Tema: Sápmi and the Sami
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Having some letters of recommendation
to Mr. Fenwick the Consul’s brother, we
dined with him, and immediately after set
out for Copenhagen, where we arrived at
nine that night. We experienced much
inconvenience again and trouble in entering
the town, undergoing a most strict search
by officers both civil and military.




The road from Elsinore for near five miles
is exceedingly rough and ill made, though
the best materials are to be found within
half a mile. When you come from the
sea coast, to what is called the king’s road,
it is remarkably broad and well made, but
is in great want of that fine gravel which
is a most excellent covering to the Swedish
roads. Upon your entering the great road,
the eye seldom or never wants entertainment
till you arrive at Copenhagen. The distant
and nearer views are equally amusing.
The country is rich, fertile, and luxuriantly
embellished with villages, delightful

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