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Timbered belt...-
Country west of Nueces.
Mustangs -------
Mouth of Rio Bravo ---
Burrita
Brownsville and old Fort Brown ...
Fillibustering ----
Reynosa --------
Ringgold Barracks and Rio Grande City
Roma
Population
Islands -
Mier, Bellville, Salado, and San Juan.
Laredo ----
Rapids.---------
Fort Duncan ----
Spanish rule and missions.
Amalgamation of races ---
Devil's river.
Navigation ----
Cañons -------
Mexican side -----
Statistics.
Table of distances along the river --

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CHAPTER V.

TROM MOUTH OF DEVIL'S RIVER TO EL PASO DEL NORTE.
Lieut. Michler's Report-
Pecos springs.---------
King's spring and Lipan crossing --
Rio Bravo inaccessible --
Lipans....
Cañons and rapids...
Mouth of Pecos..
Devil's river...
Difficulty of navigation ------

Mr. Chandler's Report-
Cañon of Bofecillos.----
Camanche pass
San Carlos .-
Mount Carmel and Los Chisosa--.
San Vincente

Major Emory's Report resumed
Presidio del Norte to El Paso del Norte....---

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FROM THE 111TH MERIDIAN OF LONGITUDE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN.-REPORT OF LIEUTENANT MICHLER.

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Fort Yuma.--------
Colorado and Gila..
Sloughs or arroyos.
Site of an old Presidio -
Boundary line-----
Sand belt--------
Desert......
Panorama of mountain rang
Mirage
Bottom land and vegetation..
Earthquakes and mud volcanoes -
Climate -..--.
Dust storms.------
Indians...
Initial point on the Colorada...
Tinajas Altas.
Tule --------
Salado --------
Agua Dulce ---
Quitobaquita -
Cabeza Prieta
Sonoyta ..
Road along the Gila----
Maricopas.
Pimos ------
Tucson.--
San Javier..
Tubac ......
Tomocacori
Sopori..-----
Aribaca.
Sierras along the azimuth line.
Papagos and Areñenos.
Tierra Caliente of Sonora ..
Dr. Parry's reconnoissance -------
Santa Monica and San Diego ----
Santa Isabel
Height and abruptness of mountain ridges
Eastern slope------
Colorado desert........
New river ..

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125 126 126 127 126 127 Page. Colorado and Gila rivers.

- 128, 129 Tabulated distances along and near the boundary line between the United States and Mexico, from the Pacific ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, by Lieut. Michler

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ALO

CHAPTER VIII.

ASTRONOMICAL AND GEODETIC WORK.

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Preface ----
Determination of boundary line from the initial point on the Pacific ocean to junction of the Gila and Colorado... 138-166
Determination of boundary line from Rio Colorado to intersection of 111th meridian west of Greenwich and
parallel 31° 20'N....

--------- 166-174 Determinations of the boundary line along parallels 310 47' and 31° 20' N...

175–190 Boundary line formed by Rio Grande.---

--. 191-241 Table of latitudes and longitudes of points on and near the boundary line between the United States and Mexico.. 242—245

CHAPTER IX.

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LIST OF MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS OF PART I, VOLUME I, FROM ORIGINAL

SURVEYS AND SKETCHES IN THE FIELD.

ENGRAVINGS ON STEEL.

GENERAL MAP OF THE COUNTRY WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI, ON A SCALE OF gooduto.

Page. Military plaza, San Antonio, (Frontispiece.) Ojos de los Alamos Viejos ---Rio Grande, near Frontera.--Brownsville, Texas.--.... Las Isletas, falls of Presidio de Rio Grande ...... Military colony, Piedras Negras, opposite Fort Duncan, Texas. Rio San Pedro, or Devil's river, above second crossing. ------Limpia, Wild Rose Pass-----1 to 32, (inclusive,) outline sketches of views along the boundary line from the Rio Bravo to the 111th meridian of longitude.

-- 97-101 33 to 64, (inclusive,) outline sketches of views along the boundary line from the 111th meridian of longitude to the junction of the Gila and Colorado ....

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Prairie of the Antelope-----
Noco Shimatt-Tash-Tanaki, grizzly bear, Seminole chief..
Falls of the Rio Salado.---
Lipan warrior ...
Toro-Mucho, chief of a band of Kioways...
The plaza and church of El Paso.
Diegeños -------
Yumas--figure to the left, portrait of Leoch
Co-co-pas -----
Pimo women......
Papagos.
Areneños, sub-tribe of the Papagos...

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WOOD CUTS.

Entrance to cañon of Sierra Carmel, Rio Bravo del Norte......
Laguna below Lomita, fifteen miles above mouth of Rio Bravo del Norte-
Arroya Secate, two miles below Loredo...---..
Mouth of the Rio Bravo del Norte. -
Old Fort Brown, Texas. ...
Ringgold barracks and Rio Grande city...
Roma, Texas.....
Mission of San José, near San Antonio, Texas .....
Lipan crossing, eighty-five miles above the mouth of the Pecos
Lipan crossing, view down the river
Cañon, one hundred and five miles above mouth of the Pecos.
Junction of the Rio Bravo del Norte and the Pecos..--
View of Fort Duncan, near Eagle Pass.
Entrance to Cañon Bofecillos, Rio Bravo del Norte.......
Entrance to Cañon of San Carlos, Rio Bravo del Norte-
Mount Emory, Los Chisos mountains, Rio Bravo del Norte.
Cañon below Sierra de Carmel...
*View of Gomez Peak from near Fort Davis..
Site of Fort Davis, Limpia mountains ----
Socorro, Texas---

* The peak represented in the wood cut as “Gomez Peak,” is incorrectly named in the report-it is properly called " Mitre Peak."

ERRATA.

Page 4, line 37, for «steppes” read steps.
Page 24, line 17, for · Chas. Weiss” read John E. Weiss.
Page 24. The name C. B. R. Kennerly, surgeon, omitted, should come after J. E. Weiss.
Page 41, line 17, for “4,000” read 5,000.
Page 66, line 3, for “ Los Adjuntas” read Las Adjuntas.
Page 70, line 21, for “ Zocate” read Zoqueté.
Page 85, line 1, for 6 Beyonp" read Beyond.
Page 115, line 34, for “ laid'' read lay.
Page 120, line 19, for " present” read presents.
Page 121, line 30, for “ Fonquiera” read Fouquiera.
Page 127, line 29, for “fluviatic” read fluviatile.
Page 128, line 41, for “ Yumas” read Yuma.
Page 134, line 31, for “ Pelatado” read Palotal.
Page 134, line 37, for " Samalurca” read Samalayurca.
Page 125, line 4, for “1,727.32” read 1, 730.50.
Page 125, line 6, for 61, 695. 22'' read 1, 698. 40.
Page 113, line 39, for “ Manual” read Manuel.
Page 68, line 12, for “ Islitas” read Islétas.
Page 123, line 17, for “ Babuquivari” read Baboquivari.

Page 131. The distances from New San Diego to Fort Yuma were measured by Major N. W. Brown, paymaster U. 8. A. Those from the Pacific ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, not otherwise designated, were measured under the direction of Lieut. N. Michler.

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