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258 INDEX.
Labor, scarcity of, in Mexico, 144.
Lamp, kerosene, story of a, 232.
Land, discrimination against American ownership of, 119.
Land speculations on the border, 209.
Land-owners of Mexico, 186.
Land-titles of Mexico, 116.
Lands, public, of Mexico, prices of, 209.
Language of Mexico, 94.
Spanish, an obstacle to commerce, 94.
Laws, complicated system in Mexico, 175.
Leather industry of Mexico, 138.
"Leperos" of Mexico, 93.
Lerdo de Tejada, former President of Mexico, 10.
Life, material and spiritual poverty of, 95.
Living, cost of, in Mexico, 183.
"Locomotive," effect of first appearance, 230.
Machinery, labor-saving, little used in Mexico, 133.
Manufactures of Mexico, 133.
 restriction of, under Spanish rule, 64.
Maximilian, Emperor, character and fate, 78, 79.
 court ceremonials of, 79.
Mayas, civilization of, 48.
Mechanics, obstacles to the immigration of, 170.
Merchants, American, peculiarities of, 239.
German, characteristics of, 241.
German, in Mexico, 240.
"Mestizos," of Mexico, 93.
Metals, precious, abnormal export of, 191.
 product of Mexico, 159.
Methodist missions in Mexico, 88, 90.
Mexican Military School, National, 104.
Mexico, area of, 49.
 artificial conditions to which it has been subject, 114.
 border States of, 47.
 chronic revolutions of, 69.
Constitution of, 106.
 dryness of climate, 48.
 essential attractions of, 158.
French invasion of, 75.
 geographical configuration of, 46.
Government, since 1821, 69.
 history of, 50.
 imports and exports of, 190.
Military School, 104.
Northern, land value in, 122.
 plateau of, 40.
 popular ignorance concerning, 14, 39.
 population of, 48.
 poverty of the country, 39.
 recent progress of, 220.
 sanitary condition of, 203.
 small annual production of, 182.
States of, 49.
 stone age of, 52.
 unexplored portions of, 14.
 what she buys and sells, 247.
Middle classes, absence of, in Mexico, 186.
Mills, cotton, in Mexico, description of, 153.
Miners, wages of, in Mexico, 141.