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  • 18:41, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,563). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/610(Not proofread: Created page with "590 ]S!EXICO IN 1827. without bearing any ill-will towards the United States, but entertaining, on the contrary, a very sin- cere admiration of their progress, I may be per...") (current)
  • 18:40, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,543). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/609(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 589 occu[)y the lands, the cession of which they had soli- cited in vain. This proposal was approved of by some of the tribes, but rejected by others ; and...") (current)
  • 18:40, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,629). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/608(Not proofread: Created page with "588 MEXICO IN 1827. times did from his imperfect acquaintance with the English language,) the eye, and even the agitation of the man, bespoke the truth of the sentiment, wh...") (current)
  • 18:40, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,568). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/607(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 587 fore be regarded as by no means an improbable event, unless the Mexican Government should succeed in checking the tide of emigration, and in interposing...") (current)
  • 18:40, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,605). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/606(Not proofread: Created page with "586 MEXICO IK 1827. ing valley of the Missisippi. Unfortunately for Mexico, these advantages have been duly appreciated by her neighbours in the United States. Some hun- d...") (current)
  • 18:40, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,552). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/605(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 585 foreigners ; but the first authentic account that the world will receive of this part of the Mexican domi- nions will probably proceed from Dr. Coulter,...") (current)
  • 18:39, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,623). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/604(Not proofread: Created page with "584 MEXICO IN 18*27. sionally covered with snow. Moris is in a tempe- rate climate, almost bordering upon Tierra Caliente. Two leagues below Jesus Maria there is a small p...") (current)
  • 18:39, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,611). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/603(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 583 in diameter. The first inhabitants Avho flocked to this new district, were principally poor people, who became possessed of mines which they had not pow...") (current)
  • 18:39, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,726). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/602(Not proofread: Created page with "582 MEXICO IN 1827. reserve formed, of 100,000 dollars. The ores of Santa Eulalia are generally mixed with a consi- derable quantity of Galena, which renders them fit for...") (current)
  • 18:39, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,597). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/601(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 581 me that one of these men, who had received a boleta so worded as to entitle him to select his own ores, (a toda satisfaccion,) by waiting, and refusing...") (current)
  • 18:38, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,627). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/600(Not proofread: Created page with "580 jmi:xico in i«-27. quently no difficulty in reducing them by fire, how- ever rude or defective the process. But never was the utter worthlessness of the metal, as such...") (current)
  • 18:38, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,640). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/599(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 579 seems to nail together the particles of stone, through which it is disseminated. The lodes are of consi- derable width, but the masses of silver are onl...") (current)
  • 18:38, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,590). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/598(Not proofread: Created page with "578 MEXICO IX 1827. wealth of the Marquis of Bustamante, and from which a mass of solid silver was extracted weighing seventeen arrobas, or 4251bs. The ores of Pastraiia w...") (current)
  • 18:38, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,601). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/597(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 577 variable, it cannot be depended upon, even for a certain number of months. The mines have been worked to a considerable extent, some of them beinic 300...") (current)
  • 18:38, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,606). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/596(Not proofread: Created page with "576 MEXICO IN 1827. breeding estates (Haciendas de cria), abounding in mules and horned cattle ; but agriculture was in a very depressed state, and the proprietors were loo...") (current)
  • 18:37, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+38). . Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/594(current)
  • 18:37, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,509). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/595(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1B27. 575 nery ; but it is said that the lodes were extremely rich in native silver, and that, in the principal mine, solid masses of this metal had been actually...") (current)
  • 18:37, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,621). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/593(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 573 from undertaking to assist them. Disappointed in their unreasonable expectations, they now, I believe, would be glad to repair their error by granting v...") (current)
  • 18:36, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,601). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/592(Not proofread: Created page with "572 MEXICO IN 1827. diately opposite to the mines of Cinco Senores and Bolaiios, there being about three hours of difficult ascent from Guarisamey to these mines, and nearl...") (current)
  • 18:36, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,618). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/591(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 571 of those rich spots commonly called " Clavos," which although of small extent in a horizontal direction, were very constant in perpendicular depth. Thes...") (current)
  • 18:36, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,568). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/590(Not proofread: Created page with ",570 MEXICO IN 1027. ten, and in some places more than fifteen varas wide. An adit was driven, with an intention of piercing the lode one hundred varas below the old worki...") (current)
  • 18:36, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,623). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/589(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 569 GavllanSs, Guarisamey, and San Dimas, lie nearly in the same parallel with the city of Victoria, but about five days' journey to the Westward, three of...") (current)
  • 18:36, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,567). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/588(Not proofread: Created page with "568 MEXICO IN 1827. space between the foot of the mountains and the ocean. To the North of Cinaloa Sonora commences, and embraces the whole space from the shores of the Gu...") (current)
  • 18:35, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,559). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/587(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1027. 567 Apartado, the separation of the two inetals is effected by the use of nitric acid, and not by sulphuric acid, as in the new establishment formed in Mexi...") (current)
  • 18:35, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,568). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/586(Not proofread: Created page with "566 MEXICO IN ia27. rious. Most of the principal districts may con- sequently be regarded as virgin ground, and there are few in which the old shafts might not be again br...") (current)
  • 18:35, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,612). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/585(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 565 towards the central provinces. In the vicinity ol" the capital, all the materials for building abound ; lime and stone may he procured at a very little...") (current)
  • 18:35, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,585). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/584(Not proofread: Created page with "564 MEXICO IN 1827. Mexico, according to the price borne by European manufactures in those two great depots. The territory of Durango is divided into ten " Partidos," or d...") (current)
  • 18:34, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,541). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/583(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1«27. 563 (in which the process of separating the gold from the silver, in bars containing both, is carried on,) a glass manufactory, a tannery, and the Fabrica...") (current)
  • 18:34, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,518). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/582(Not proofread: Created page with "56^ MEXICO IN ia27. liberal spirit. The religious Article,* although it declares the Roman Catholic religion to be that of the State, does not exclude the public or private...") (current)
  • 18:34, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,598). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/581(Not proofread: Created page with "MEXICO IN 1827. 56l gates of Durango. The Cerro del Mercado is en- tirely composed of iron ores, of two distinct qualities, (crystallized and magnetic,) but almost equally...") (current)
  • 18:34, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,514). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/580(Not proofread: Created page with "560 MEXICO IN 1827. Most of tlie estates of Durango are devoted to breeding horned cattle, mules, and sheep, of which last 150,000 are sent every year to the Mexican marke...") (current)
  • 18:33, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,583). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/579(Not proofread: Created page with "(Pueblo Ranchero), which, as late as 1783, contained only 8,000 inhabitants. The great streets, the Plaza Mayor, the theatre, and all the principal pub- lic edifices, were...") (current)
  • 18:33, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,603). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/578(Not proofread: Created page with "558 MEXICO IN 1827. population took refuge in the vicinity of the river Gila, where it still retains possession of a country, which, during three centuries, has remained al...") (current)
  • 18:33, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,577). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/577(Not proofread: Created page with "of Mexico a great and preponderating influence. These characteristics extend, with some local modi- fications, to the inhabitants of the whole country for- merly denominate...") (current)
  • 18:33, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,631). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/576(Not proofread: Created page with "assistance in acquiring inforraation, and introduced me, during my stay, at his own table, to almost every person at all calculated to afford it. Durango may be considered...") (current)
  • 18:33, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,475). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/575(Not proofread: Created page with "by canals to every part of the estate. The whole establishment for irrigation is said to have cost 100,000 dollars. The central parts of the valley, (La Vega,) to which wa...") (current)
  • 18:32, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,529). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/574(Not proofread: Created page with "From thence to ChachamoUi, where I arrived at half-past two, we found the same difficulty in ad- vancing, on account of several ramifications of the great bank of lava. The...") (current)
  • 18:32, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,588). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/573(Not proofread: Created page with "this volcanic labyrinth, where we were forced to check our horses every hundred yards, we at last came in sight of the Placienda, the situation of which is very pleasing. I...") (current)
  • 18:32, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,529). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/572(Not proofread: Created page with "to decay ; and not half the quantity of grain is raised that might be produced. The wood, or " Monte" of Muleros, consists ex- clusively of three species of trees, called T...") (current)
  • 18:32, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,598). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/571(Not proofread: Created page with "morning of the I6th December, and being admirably mounted, I reached the Hacienda del Calabazal, (my first stage,) at half-past eight. The State of Zacatecas terminates wit...") (current)
  • 18:30, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+871). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/568(Not proofread: Created page with "silver in the " horno," (furnace,) than in the patio, (amalgamation court,) and the difference, in Mr- Anitua's opinion, is more than sufficient to cover the additional exp...") (current)
  • 18:30, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,563). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/567(Not proofread: Created page with "into which he looked, there was no inattention or negligence amongst the subordinate agents, but all the parts were made to work well together. Upon the whole, I did not se...") (current)
  • 18:29, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,584). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/566(Not proofread: Created page with "the whole negotiation, by concentrating the water from both veins at the shaft of San Pedro, which will be sunk for the purpose to the depth of 500 varas. This will be suff...") (current)
  • 18:29, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,586). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/565(Not proofread: Created page with "first six cargas of ore raised, which I saw smelted, produced fifty-nine and a half marcs ; and, in the opinion of Mr. Keating, a very able mineralogist from the United Sta...") (current)
  • 18:29, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,493). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/564(Not proofread: Created page with "brSdilhi, and Bairanco, mentioned in the preceding sections,) the profits of the Adventurers would be enormous. In order to complete their trial of the capabilities of Som...") (current)
  • 18:29, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,583). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/563(Not proofread: Created page with "In the time of the Fagoagas, thirty malacates (horse-whims) were employed upon the two veins, but under Mr. Anitua's superintendence a much smaller number had proved suffic...") (current)
  • 18:28, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,566). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/562(Not proofread: Created page with "tion of that time, having concluded a contract with the United Company, and ceded to them, as " Avia- dores," or Habihtators, one half of the negotiation, he obtained the n...") (current)
  • 18:28, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,555). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/561(Not proofread: Created page with "by a lofty wall. The whole is now going to decay, but it is still a splendid monument of the former opulence of the mines, and as such cannot be visited without interest....") (current)
  • 18:28, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,614). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/560(Not proofread: Created page with "8771 bars of silver registered at the Royal Provin- cial treasury. The ores were raised in about eight months, (at different intervals,) but their reduction lasted from the...") (current)
  • 18:28, 25 October 2014 (diff | hist) . . (+1,587). . N Page:Mexico in 1827 Vol 2.djvu/559(Not proofread: Created page with "ri oration that had taken place afterwards, would only be temporary, and that the ores would resume their original quality below. This work Izmendi executed, by driving the...") (current)

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