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Mexico, as it was and as it is  (1847)  by Brantz Mayer
Index

INDEX.


PAGE

Alameda

44

Arrieros

18

Aguador

42

Alameda of Mexico

45

Agave Americana

76

Ancient vase from Tula

107-108

Compared

108

Armor of Alvarado

106

Ancient Mexican sacrifices

120

Ancient Mexican calendar

116

Ancient arms and armor

185

Armas de Agua

168

An Alcaldé

191

Alcalde’s secretary

198

Acianca

284

A country Beauty

204

A caravaggio scene

204

Ayotla

205

Aztuk words

216

Ancient remains on this Continent

237

Ancient remains in the United States

237

Ancient Caves

240

Ancient paintings in caverns

299

Antiquities

84

Altars

92

Alvarado’s armor

108

Ancient pyramids

264

Archbishop’s palace

265

Arbol Mainta

265

Acordada

268

Academy of Arts

271

Ancient Mexican priests

115

Aqueducts, Spanish

268

American Antiquities, letter on

379

Barranca Seca

19

Beggars

55-80

Butchers

54

Beggar boy, story of the

57

Bull Fight

58

Reflections on

61-68

Barrancas

178-179

Broad seal in Mexico

122

Burial of Santa Anna’s leg

287

of Vivanco

228

Bloody scenes during the Revolution

280

Beautiful residence

285

Bull Sancho

268

Botanic garden

266

Base of Teoyaomiqui

114

Bath of Montezuma

268-284

Builders of Ancient Cities

254

Bustamante, elected President

340

Coffee of Perote

15-19

Cholula, Town of

32

Casa Municipal

40

Canals

41

Chenampas

42

Climate of Mexico

45

Court ceremonies

70-71

Cock-fighting

78

Calvario Bell

78

Commission of Alvarado

108

Crosses found in Mexico, &c.

113

Colleges of antiquity

118

Common sacrifice

120

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PAGE

City of Mexico, as it was at the Conquest

121

Cortez’s description of

122

Splendor of

121-125

Conquest of the Capital and destruction of

127

Chapultepec

156

Cruz del Marques

169

Cigarritos (form of)

169

Cuernavaca

171

Hotel at

171

Church at

172

Casa Municipal

173

Situation of

172

Climate of

173

Old Convent of

172

Scenery of

173

Chasms on plains

173

Cocoyotla

189

Comparisson of Indians and Negroes

288

Cuautla

288

Valley of

294

Cortina, collection of

272

Cacahuawamilpa, Cave of

198

Cuaulta de Amilpas

198-273

Contador, the

285

Commerce of the United States and Mexico

310

Cotton factories

313

Crops, value of

314

Custom House returns for 1841

318

Church, wealth and influence of the

326

Conventual establishments, number and property

329

Cortez, sketch of

282

Conquest of Mexico, character of those who aided }}
in the

282

Calleja, inhumanity of

385

Coaches and mules, Mexican

264

Character of the Mexicans

269

Commerce and manufactures of Mexico

325

Custom house, products of the

305

Central government

329

Constitution of the

329

Constitution of the Republic

341

Church property, distribution of

381

California, Lower

361

Pearl fishery of

362

California, Upper

362

Missions in

362

Description of

368

Productions of

382

Trade with

382

Diligences

9

Desierto, the

188

Duck shooting in Mexico

219

Domestic altars

22

Del Barrios

175

Dr. Morton opinion of American indians

250

Evangelistas

39

Equipages

68

Egerton’s murder

157

Earthquakes

214

Excursion to Texcoco

217

Execution, mode of

272

Egyptian hieroglyphs

219

Expenses of the Government, civil lists

353

Army and Navy

384

Education, estimate of

381

PAGE

Exports from the Republic

306

Exports and imports, comparative estimate

306

England, encroachments of

357

Policy and foresight of

289

Frugality of Mexicans

17

Friars and Priests

44

Fire worship

129

Feasts of human flesh

129

Features of the Tierra Caliente

169

Funeral Rites

227

Fossil bones

231-282

Indian superstition in regard of

221

Funeral vase

101

Fandango

177

Federal Government

227

Constitution of the

227

First Congress of the

227

French fleet in the American seas

387

Girl with reboso

47

Gran Sociedad

48

Gambling

77

Gladiatorial sacrifice

123

Gladiatoral stone

122

Good Friday

155

Garden at Cuernavaca

173

Grove of the Contador

235

God of Silence

86

Grooves on hatchets

98

Glass factories

315

Government negotiations, character of

321

Guanajuato, butchery of the inhabitants of the

235

Geographical position of Mexico

295

Guerrero elected President

328

Overhtrow and execution of

328

Housekeeping

48

Huitzilopochtli

112

House of Mirrors

118

Human sacrifices

121

Mode of

121

Number of victims

125

Hayden’s murder

141

Holy week ceremonials

152

Horseback journies

162

Hill of Flowers

180

Housekeeping of a Ranchero

190

Hacienda of St. Inez

208

Hospitality of do

208

Hoochietipec

205

Hammocks

205

Hard words

216

Hunting bull

225-237

Houses of the Sun and Moon

223

Hidalgo’s trick

230

Huajutla

221

History-Sandwich Islands

258

Hatchets

28

Houselhold gods

108

Holy week

149

Holy Thursday

151

Heretics burned

155

Hacienda of Temisco

174

Hand Flower

265

Hacienda of San Nicolas

136

of Santa Inez

198

Hawaiian Islands, Americans on the

361

Missionaries on the

361

Iztaccihuatl

38

Indian porters

43

Iturbidé, autograph of

75

Indian sacrament

113

women

142

PAGE

Inhabitants of Palenque, &c.

621-283

Imports from the United States

210

Iturbidé, accession, dethronment and banishment of

238

The return and execution of

287

Idols found at Tula

275

Figures of unknown mexican

277-278

Idols found in Oajaca

279

Insurrrection of 1841

249

Its causes

241

Inaccessibility of Mexico

367

Isthmus of Panama, advantages of the

374

Jalapa-Journey to

9

Description of

15

Beautiful women of

15

Judasses

165

Journey to Tierra Caliente

129

Journeys on horseback

181

Juan Gonzalez

254

Litera

7

Las Vigas

19

La Hoya

19

Letters writers

29

Lonja

49

Léperos

41

Laborde

172

Licenses

192

Lake of Texcoco

218

Of the Valley

218

Qualities of the

218

Lasso

219

The benefits of

188

La Molina

285

Ladies in Church

151

Laborde, history of

172

Garden of

173

Lakes near the City of Mexico, position and level of

288

Mexican frugality

17

Soldiers

19

Fruits

16

Medal

29

Politness

59

Lady going to mass

51

Beauty

58

Mythology

139

Heaven

169

Hell

130

Deitics

111

Serape

168

Horsemen

169

Spur

184

Fleas

254

Hospitality

285

Hearthquakes

246

Words

285

PAGE

Mexican Bijou

235

Sportsman

287

Talent for sculpture

83

Lakes, the character of the waters, nets

218

Manuscript

258

Cosmogony

264

Teocallis

254

Mexican, Road to

33

Valley of

34

City of

36

Approach of

37

Appearance of

38

Cathedral of

40

Alameda of

45

Living in

48

Market in Mexico

39

Moonlight of Mexico

46

Monté

78

Montezuma and his court

133

Style of

134

Miquahitl

136

Montezuma’s presentiments

138

Murder of the Swiss Consul

140

Mairet’s murder

140

Murder of Hayden

141

Murder of Mr. Egerton

157

Mules

162

Mountain views

166

Miraculous breakfast

168

Molle de Guagelote

168

Michapas

189

Miguel Benito

190

Mr. Webster in Mexico

191

Modes of sleeping

205

Mestli-Ytzagual

23

Micoatl

223

Measurments of the ruins of Teotihuacan

223

Montezuma’s inkstand

227

Milperos and blackbirds

227

Madame Santa Anna

227

Montezuma’s bath

234

Museum

89-90

Marble vases

96-97

Mint

267

Monte Pio

267

Mineria

298

Miacatlan

188

Musical indians

197

Mapilca, ruins of

246

Misantla, ruins of

250

Milla, ruins of

251

Manufacturing establishments, value of

314

Mines, production of

395

Mexican Revolution, outline of the

335

Origin of the

335

Mexico, inundation of the city

282

Morality in the Capital

300

Mexican tribes, origin of the

382

National Palace

39-265

Negroes and Indians

202

Nanahuatzin

295

Natividad

281

Nuestra Señora de Loreto

153

Native musicians

197

National debt

320

Native family, private life of

293

Newspapers and periodicals, statement of

303

Naturalization laws

349

Orange groves

189

Otumba

228

Origin of Mexican Idolatry

89

Peak of Teplacaulca

19

Perote

26-61

PAGE

Puebla, description of

23

Alameda

24

Cathedral

24

Precious lamp

24

Virgin Mary in

25

Pyramid of Cholula

26

Description of

26-27

Legend of

28

Building of

28

Quetzalcoatl

29

Feathered serpents of

31-32

Plaza of Mexico

38

Parian

39

Passéo de la Viga

42

President Santa Anna

42

Passéo Nuevo

45

Pulqué

76

Priests of antiquity

118

Population of the mountains

169

Pyramid of Xochicalco

180

Popocatepetl

33-208

Crater of

208

Ascent of

209

Pico del Fraile

212

Measurements of

215

Geology of

214

Outline of

216

Pyramids of San Juan Teotihuacan

222

Plan of the ruins of do

223

Priests of the ruins of do

225

Perro Mudo

85

Palm Sunday

150

Palace of the Archbishop

255

Of the Government

265

Prision

258

Statistics

275

Peñasco, collection of

272

Primitive village

175

Indians

175

Papantla, pyramid of

248

Ruins of

249

Peopling of America

295

Peruvian remains

267

Water vessels

267

Palace of the Incas

258

Popocatepetl, flora of

210

Ascent of

208

Political history

262

Population of New Spain in 1798

299

1808

300

1820

300

1842

300

Pedraza Comez elected President

337

Political prospects

346

Panama Mission

398

Pacific Ocean, steam navigation on

380

Peak of Orizaba

1-15-19

Puente Nacional

11

Pan del Rio

12

Description of

28

Puerto de San Lazaro

37

Quetzalcoatl

29

Quemada

240

Ruins of

241

Robbbers

14-33

Rebosos

58

Revolution of 1841

70

Rancho de Michapas

189

Rancheros household

190

Remains near the pyramids of Teotihuacan

294

Revolutionary jugglery

230

Ruins northwest of Chihuahua

239

Revolution

81

Ruins of Xochicalco

180

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Revenue and resources

327

Railway, scheme to construct a

288

Recruits, manner of raising

286

Return home

355

Specie imported into the United States from Mexico

311

Statistics of trade

311

 Manufactures

312

Santa Fé Expedition, nets

312

 Trade

313

Smuggling, extent of

318

Sinking fund, creation of the

322

Stamps or Seals

273

Serpents, figures of

276

Schools and Seminaries

302

Scotch and York Lodgges

227

Santa Anna, Minister of War

228

 Spanish power subdued by

336

 Revolutionary movements of

338

 Elected President

339

 Proclaimed Dictator

339

 Captured by the Texans

339

 Cunning of nets

340

 Reelected President

341

 Power of

345

 Personal appearance of

72

 Presentation to

72

 Autograph of

75

 Dinner with

74

 
Suggestions as to the mode of the regeneration of
 Mexico

352

Shoshones, or the Snake Indians

283

San Miguel

19

San Michael

38

Salt Lakes

36

Social features

49

San Agustin

76

 Festival at

76-77

Sacrificial knife

122

Sacrificial yoke

131

San Cosmé

140

San Agustine de las Cuevas

162

Serape

162

Sombrero

162

Spur

164

Story of Laborde

172

Santa Inez

201

Señor Vargas

208

Santa Anna’s leg

207

Stratagems of a hunter

235

Sculpture

53

Small idols

91

San Nicolas, Hacienda of

196

San Inez do

198

Señor vargas

208

Tortilas

17

The beggar boy (story of)

57

Teoyaomiqui

109-113

Teocalli of Mexico

118

Temples in the Capital

118

Tradition in relation to the conquest

129

Tacubaya

157

Tierra Calienté

159

 Features of

169

Tetecala

188

Tenango

205

Texcoco, Lake of

218

 Scenery

210

 Depth of

218

 Town of

220

 Ancient town

230

 Pyramids of

221

 Ancient bricks

221

 Palace of Montezuma

221

Puente de las Brigantinass

221

Ancient group from

231

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Tonatiuh Ytzagual

288

Tradition of the pyramids of Teotihuacan

286

Tezcosingo

259

Theatre balls

142

Temisco

174

Tetecala

187

Teocallis

116-117

Teopans

116

Tezcosingo, Hill of

268

Tusapan,Temple of

267

 State and fountains at

248

Tio Ignacio

253

 Temple of Pachacamac

258

 Tubella Plicalis

258

 Troops, parades and discipline of the

285

 Theatres in Mexico

267

 thieving, impudent and adroit

258

Territory of the Mexican Republic

259

Trade with Tampico, American and Foreign

328-329

 Matamoras

329

Table of distances, and hours steaming from Panama
 to various parts

371

Use of the Lasso

258

Voyage to Vera Cruz

1

Vera Cruz

3

 Appearance of town of

4

 Alameda of

5

 Diseases of

7

 Baptisms and burials of

7

 Water fall at

8

 Commerce for the Port of

357

 Blockade by the French

349

Vomito

3

Vergara, Hotel of

37

Virggin in the Cathedral

41

Virgin of Guadalupe

68

 Her festival

58

 Her churches

64

 Her legends

65

 Her picture

67

 Her offerings

68

 Her sonnet

69

 Her indulgences

69

Virgin of Dolores, Festival of

149

Virgin of Remedios

143-145

 Festival of

145

 Legend of

145

 Description of

148

View from San Agustin

79

Vale of Cuernavaca

129

Village of gamblers

224

Viaticum

237

Vases and cups

28-94-95

 From Tula

197

Value of sugar estate

154

Victoria elected President

387

 Revolutionary movements against

337

Whipping Indians

231

Wax figures

88

wollen blankets, manufactures of

235

Xochicalco

189

 Relish on

189-192

 Examination of

184

 Caverns of

184

 Subterranean vaults

185

 Tradition of

185

 Restoration of pyramid

186

Xolotl

245

 Sun and Moon, origin of

295

Zopilote, the dance of

287