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From San Antonio to Eagle Pass, Chapter XXIV [Excerpt from: Voyage to the United States, Vol. 3 ]

By 1818-1897 Guillermo Prieto

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Volume 3 of 3 (532 p.), illustrated, 23 cm.In this section of Guillermo Prieto’s travel journal, he describes his trip from San Antonio, through the towns of Castroville, Uvalde, Batesville, Fort Clark, Eagle Pass, and finally, back across the border to Piedras Negras, Coahuila. The chapter begins with a poem negatively describing this trip, signed with his pseudonym, Fidel. He includes a brief description of Eagle Pass, Texas, and his impressions regarding the US-Mexico border. The chapter also ends with a poem, which expresses his joy at returning to Mexico.This document is an English translation of the "Viaje a los Estados-Unidos Vol. 3." Translated by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson. The language of the original document is Spanish

Topics: United States--Description and travel, United States--Social life and customs--19th century, United States--Civilization--19th century, Prieto, Guillermo, 1818-1897, Prieto, Guillermo, 1818-1897--Travel, Prieto, Guillermo, 1818-1897--Friends and associates, New York (N.Y.). City Council--Buildings, American periodicals, Markets--New York--New York, Groceries--New York--New York, Butchers--New York--New York, New York (N.Y.)--Poetry, Lord & Taylor, Green-Wood Cemetery (New York, N.Y.), Statue of Liberty National Monument (N.Y. and N.J.), New Jersey--Description and travel, Steinway & Sons, National characteristics, American, Customhouses--New York--New York, Tariff--United States, Advertising, Public service--New York--New York, School boards--New York, Schools--New York--New York, Vocational education--United States, Women--Education--United States, Water-supply--New York--New York, Bars (Drinking establishments)--New York--New York, Museums--New York--New York, Hotels--New York--New York, Bellevue Hospital, Political corruption--New York--New York, Bookstores--New York--New York, Printers--New York--New York, Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.--History, Neighborhoods--New York--New York, Boroughs--New York--New York, Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)--History, Banks and banking--New York--New York, New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs--19th century, Artisans--New York--New York, Rockaway Beach (New York, N.Y.), Public baths--New York--New York, Rikers Island (N.Y.), Delmonico's Restaurant (New York, N.Y.), Manhattan (New York, N.Y.), Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.), Baptists--New York--New York, Picknicking--New York--New York, Roosevelt Island (New York, N.Y.), Strikes and lockouts--New York--New York, Working class--New York--New York, Art--New York--New York, American literature--19th century, Trenton (N.Y. : Town)--Description and travel, Philadelphia (Pa.)--Description and travel, Baltimore (Md.)--Description and travel, Washington, D.C.--Description and travel, Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate), Richmond (Va.)--Description and travel, Chattanooga (Tenn.)--Description and travel, Memphis (Tenn.)--Description and travel, Mississippi River, Texas--Description and travel, Texas--History--19th century, Mexico, Borders, Inter-American relations, Migration, Technology
Publisher: Instituto de Investigaciones Jose Maria Luis Mora
Year: 1877
OAI identifier: oai:scholarship.rice.edu:1911/36241
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