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WithJames Fletcher, D. P. Kidder

396Agreeable Acquaintance—Old Congo’s Spurs—Lodging and Sleeping Company—Campinas—Illuminations—A Night among the Lowly—Arrival at Limeira—A Pennsylvanian—A Night with a Boa Constrictor—Eventful and Romantic Life of a Naturalist—The Bird-Colony Destined to the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences—Ybecaba—Sketch of the Vergueiros—Plan of Colonization—Bridge of Novel Construction—Future Prospects.