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In the midst of my perplexity, a tall, thin, gaunt-looking Spaniard, whose name
was Don Saturnino Tinocha, came to see me. He was a merchant from Costa
Rica, so far on his way to Guatimala, and, by the advice of his friends rather than
The road was good for two leagues, when we reached the Indian village of
Aguisalco. Our mules were overloaded, and one of Don Saturnino's gave out
entirely. We tried to procure others or Indian carriers, but no one would move
We rode to the house of the widow Padilla, a friend of Don Saturnino, whom we
found in great affliction. Her eldest son, on a visit to Guatimala on business, with
a regular passport, had been thrown into prison by Carrera, and had then been ...
We had vexations enough without adding any between ourselves ; but,
unfortunately, the captain and Don Saturnino had an angry quarrel, growing out
of the breaking down of the mules. I was appealed to by both, and in trying to
keep the ...
Don Saturnino wrapped himself in his poncha and lay down under the corridor.
None of us undressed, but the fatigue of the day had been so great that I soon fell
into a profound sleep. At one o'clock we were roused by Colonel Molina ...
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John Stephens was an American diplomat sent by the U.S. government in the 1840s to establish contact with the people of Central America and Southern Mexico, and in many cases was the first white ... Läs hela recensionen
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Stephens's book, first published in two volumes in 1841, has been abridged by Karl Ackerman, a freelance writer. Stephens made his journey in 1839-40, accompanied by an artist, Frederick Catherwood ... Läs hela recensionen
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Volym 2
John L. Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1871
Incidents of travel in Central America: Chiapas and Yucatan
John Lloyd Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1858
Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan;, Volym 1
John Lloyd Stephens
Ingen förhandsgranskning - 2017