24 Pages


WithJames Fletcher, D. P. Kidder

539Magnificence OP Nature in the Brazilian North—The City of Pará—The Entrance of the Amazon—The First Protestant Sermon on these Waters Parallel to the Black-Hole of Calcutta—Effects of Steam-Navigation Improvements in Pará—The Canoa—Bathing and Market Scenes—Produce of Pará—India-Rubber—Pará Shoes—The Amazon River—Mr. Wallace’s Explorations—The Vaca Marina—Cetacea of the Amazon—Turtle-Egg Butter—Indian Archery—Brazilian Birds and Insects—Visit to Rice-Mills Near Pará—Journey through the Forest—The Paranese Bishop’s Suspicions of Dr. Kidder—State of Religion at Pará.