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Image from page 866 of “Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua : connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, during the years 1850, ’51, ’52, and ’53” (1854)
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Title: Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua : connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, during the years 1850, ’51, ’52, and ’53
Year: 1854 (1850s)
Authors: Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886
Subjects: Joint Boundary Commission (United States and Mexico) Indians of North America
Publisher: New York : D. Appleton & Company
Contributing Library: University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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dians,towards those of their red brethren with whom theyare at war. They still have occasional fights with theYumas and the Apaches ; and should any prisoner fallinto their hands, they would delight, as much as theApaches do, in putting him to the torture. Last winter, while Dr. Webb and his party werehere, they saw an example of this. It appears thatwhen Captain Ximenes, with the Mexican Commission,was at the Colorado, they induced an intelligent Yuma PIMO VILLAGES. 253 to return with them. On passing through the villagesof the Coco-Maricopas, notwithstanding every effortof the Captain to conceal this man, they discoveredhim, and by stratagem, got possession of him. Theparty endeavored to effect his release ; but they hadnot force enough to compel his captors to surrenderhim, and no presents would induce them to do so. Hewas put to the torture; and Dr. Webb and the othergentlemen of the U. S. Commission, were invited tojoin the Maricopas, in the festivities and dances on theoccasion.
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Group of Pimo Indians. As we rode through the villages, we saw the peo- 254 AT THE COCO-MARICOPA AND pie engaged in their various occupations. The womenwere generally at work grinding their corn or wheat.The children were squatting or lying in the shade,doing nothing. The cradle was suspended by a cordto the roof and kept swinging by the husband, who laystretched at length on his back, or by the children.In these communities, there are men who labor in thefields, while others lounge about the villages doingnothing. They seem to have their dandies and gen-tlemen of leisure, as well as their more civilized bre-thren. The women, too, were carrying water on theirheads, or transporting other things in the sprawlingframes upon their backs. At noon, having journeyed about twelve milesthrough these villages and cultivated fields, we reacheda spot near an acequia, where there was grass, and apleasant grove of mezquit trees. Here we pitchedour tents, intending to remain a few days. We had scarc
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At Balch fieldhouse, University of Colorado.
Mr & Mrs Blair, Mr Snow & Mr Oakes. Coming from Church of San Francisco. Tlaxcala.
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Title: Mr & Mrs Blair, Mr Snow & Mr Oakes. Coming from Church of San Francisco. Tlaxcala.
Alternative Title: [Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption of Tlaxcala]
Place: Tlaxcala de Xicohtencatl, Tlaxcala, Mexico
Description: This is one of 287 photographs in an album entitled, ‘Tourist Album: Mexico, Arizona, California, Colorado and Utah.’
Physical Description: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, part of 1 album (287 gelatin silver prints); 13 x 10 cm on 28 x 35 cm mount
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