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Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua

Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua Free read ¼ 6 Pyrrhus Press specializes in bringing books long out of date back to life allowing today’s readers access to yesterday’s treasures This is a history of the Southwest that emphasizes the stories of the 19th century From the preface“I have divided my narrative into distinct journeys each complete in itself The first is from Indianola on the coast of Texas where the Commission disembarked via San Antonio and the northern route not now travelled to El Paso del Norte about 850 miles A second to the Copper Mines of New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains near the Rio Gila with a residence there of several months A third to the interior of Sonora and back A fourth from the Copper Mines along the boundary line south of the Gila to the Rio San Pedro and thence through another portion of Sonora to Guaymas on the Gulf of California Fifth a voyage from Guaymas to Mazatlan and Acapulco and thence to San Diego and San Francisco Si.

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Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua Free read ¼ 6 Xth various journeys in California Seventh a journey from San Diego by the Colorado and Gila rivers to El Paso del Norte And lastly a journey through the States of Chihuahua Durango Zacatecas New Leon Tamaulipas and the south western corner of Texas to Corpus Christi on the Gulf of Mexico These several journeys embrace an extent of nearly 5000 miles by landWith reference to the aboriginal tribes I have described with minuteness only those with which Iremained some time and whose habits I had a good opportunity to study I have also incidentally spoken of the tribes through whose countries I passed without entering into any detail This subject is so extensive and reuires so much study that it can be done justice to only by being treated as a whole I was so fortunate as to obtain vocabularies of than twenty aboriginal languages many of which had never been taken down before and none so fully as by me These valuable test.

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Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua Free read ¼ 6 Imonials of the now fast disappearing red race who preceded us in the possession of our country I consider among the most important of my collections and as such I believe they will be esteemed by the learned They each embrace two hundred words and with but two or three exceptions were all taken down by myself with great care and according to one systemMy further ethnological collections embrace portraits of many of these tribes both male and female showing the characteristic features of each Sketches were also taken which exhibit their manners and customs their arts husbandry etc It is my desire to prepare a report on the ethnology of the Indian tribes of the extensive region explored by the Boundary Commission should the government feel sufficient interest in the subject to authorize it Without the aid of government I shall be compelled to limit myself to a brief memoir embracing merely my philological collections?.

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  • Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua
  • John Russell Bartlett
  • English
  • 10 August 2018
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