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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

 

 
PART FIRST.
CHAPTER PAGE
I.— Traveling in Mexico 1
 Hints 1-2
 When to Travel 3-4
 How to Travel 4-5
 An Agricultural Trip 6
 A Mining Trip 6
 The Cost of Travel 6
 Railroads 7-12
 Steamships 12-13
 Diligences 13-14
 Horse-cars 14-15
 Horses and Mules 15
 Express 15-16
II.— History 16-24
III.— Geography 25-33
 Situation 25
 Boundaries 25
 Area 25
Topography 25-30
 Mountains 25-28
 Rivers 29
 Lakes 29-30
 Islands 30
 Climate 30-31
 Political Divisions 32-33
IV.— Literature 33
V.— Ruins 34-49
 Mayapan 36
 Uxmal 36-38
 Palenque 38-40
 Mitla 41-43
 The Pyramids 43-47
 Cholula 43-44
 San Juan Teotihuacan 44-46
 Papantla 46-47
 Northern Mexico 47-49
VI.— Hotels and Restaurants 49-52
VII.— Passport 52
VIII.— Custom-Houses 53
IX.— Commerce 53-55
X.— Army and Navy 56-57
XI.— Duties 57
XII.— Taxes 58
XIII.— Finance 58-59
XIV.— Public Debt 59-60
XV.— Money—Coins 60-62
XVI.— Mints 63
XVII.— Post-Office and Letters 63-66
XVIII.— Telegraphs 66-67
XIX.— Census 67-68
XX.— Population 68-69
XXI.— Architecture 69-73
XXII.— Painting 73-74
XXIII.— Immigration 74-75
XXIV.— Mines 76-82
XXV.— Mineral Springs 82
XXVI.— Geology 83-85
XXVII.— Zoölogy 86-89
XXVIII.— Botany 89-91
XXIX.— Agriculture 91-100
XXX.— Maps and Surveys 101-102
XXXI.— Stock-Raising 102-103
XXXII.— Weights and Measures 103-107
XXXIII.— Labor and Wages 108-112
XXXIV.— Wines and Liquors 112-115
XXXV.— Cigars and Tobacco 115-116
XXXVI.— Manufactures 116-119
XXXVII.— Native Productions 119-121
XXXVIII.— Jewelry 121-122
XXXIX.— Theatres 122
XL.— Music 122-124
XLI.— Dances 124
XLII.— Festivals 124-125
XLIIL.— Bull-fights 125-126
XLIV.— Cock-fights 126-127
XLV.— Costumes 127-129
XLVL.— Lotteries 129
XLVII.— Stores 129-130
XLVIII.— Pawnbroker-Shops 130-131
XLIX.— The Church 131-134
L.— Jurisprudence 134-137
LI.— Education 137-139
LII.— Newspapers 139-140
LIII.— Miscellaneous 140-143
LIV.— What Mexico needs 143-146
PART SECOND.
SECTION PAGE
I.— How to reach Mexico 147-159
 How to reach the Country 147
Route I.— New York to Vera Cruz by Steamer 147-152
 Vera Cruz 152-154
 Jalapa 154-155
Route II.— New York to New Orleans by Rail, thence by Steamer to Vera Cruz 156-158
Matamoros, Tampico, Tuxpan 157
Route III.— New York to Laredo or El Paso, Texas, by Rail 158-159
II.— The Mexican Railway Company from Vera Cruz to Mexico 160-174
 From Vera Cruz to Orizaba 160-163
 Orizaba 163-165
 From Orizaba to Esperanza 165-169
 From Esperanza to Puebla via Apizaco 169-170
 Puebla 171-173
 From Puebla to the City of Mexico 173-174
III.— The City of Mexico and Environs 175-201
 Hotels, Restaurants, Theatres, Carriages, Banks, Societies, etc., etc. 175-176
 History of Tenochtitlan 176-179
 Places of Interest 182-194
 Excursions around the Capital 196-201
 San Juan Teotihuacan 196
 Pachuca 196-197
 Cuernavaca 199-200
IV.— The Mexican National Railway 202-253
Route I.— From the City of Mexico to Manzanillo 202-236
 Mexico to Toluca 202-205
 Toluca 205-206
 Toluca to Maravatio 206-209
 Maravatio to Morelia 210-211
 Acambaro 210
 Morelia 211-215
 Morelia to Pátzcuaro and thence to Manzanillo 215-220
 Pátzcuaro via Ario to Jorullo 220-236
 Acapulco 236
Route II.— From the City of Mexico to Laredo and Corpus Christi 237-253
 Mexico to Celaya 237
 Celaya to San Luis Potosí 237
 San Luis Potosí 237-240
 San Luis Potosí to Saltillo 240-245
 Saltillo 245
 Saltillo to Monterey 246-247
 Monterey 248-249
 Monterey to Laredo 249-252
New Laredo 252
 Laredo 252-253
 Laredo to Corpus Christi 253
V.— The Mexican Central Railway 254-289
Route I.— From the City of Mexico to Zacatecas 254-280
 Mexico to Querétaro 254-260
 The Canal of Huehuetoca 255-258
 Querétaro 260-263
 Querétaro to Guanajuato 263-269
 Silao 264
 Guanajuato 265-269
 Guanajuato to Lagos 269-290
 Lagos to Guadalajara and San Blas 270-273
 Lagos to Zacatecas 273-276
 Aguascalientes 273
 La Quemada 274
 Zacatecas 276-278
 Durango 279
Zacatecas to San Luis Potosĺ 280
Route II.— El Paso to Chihuahua 280-284
 Chihuahua 284-285
 Chihuahua to Jimenez 285-288
 List of Ranches 288
VI.— The International and Interoceanic Railway 290
VII.— The Mexican Southern Railroad 291-297
 Northern Division 291-293
 Southern Division 293-297
 Oaxaca and Mitla 295
VIII.— The Morelos Railway 298-304
 Mexico to Cuautla 298-303
 Amecameca and Popocatepetl 299-303
 Cuautla to Acapulco 303-304
IX.— The Tehuantepcc Railroad 302-310
X.— The Sonora Railway 309-315
XI.— The American and Mexican Pacific Railway 316-318
XII.— The New York, Texas, and Mexican Railroad 319-322
XIII.— The Mexican International Railroad 323
XIV.— The Sinaloa and Durango Railroad 324-325
XV.— Table of Distances 326
XVI.— Guatemala 327-343
 Geography 327-335
 Miscellaneous 335-338
Route I.— Tonalá, Mexico, to San José de Guatemala 338
Route II.— San José to New Guatemala 339
 Guatemala 339-341
 Old Guatemala 342-343
Appendix 345-378
Language 345-378
Vocabulary 358-378