ique Ancien et Moderne," and the hand-books of Janvier, Conkling, and Hamilton. As in the other "Boy Traveller" volumes, the author is indebted to the liberality of his publishers, Messrs. Harper & Brothers, for the use of engravings that have appeared in previous publications relative to Mexico and Ce
ntral America, in addition to those specially prepared for this book. As a result of their generosity, he has been enabled to add greatly to the interest of the work, particularly to the younger portion of his readers, for whom illustrations always have an especial charm. T. W. K. New York, June, 1889. CHAPTER I. PREPARATIONS FOR DEPco," Ober's "Travels
ARTURE.—PLANS FOR THE JOURNEY.—TO MEXICO BY RAIL.—BAGGAGE, AND BOOKS ON THE COUNTRY.—BRUSHING UP THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH.—WESTWARD FROM NEW YORK.—A HALT AT ST. LOUIS.—SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.—VISIT TO THE ALAMO.—REMINISCENCES OF THE FALL OF THE ALAMO.—BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO AND INDEPENDENCE OF TEXAS.—NOTES ON THE RAILWAYS OF NORTHin Mexico," Geiger'
ERN MEXICO.—OLD TEXAS AND MODERN CHANGES.—"G. T. T."—PRESENT WEALTH OF THE STATE.—ARRIVAL ON THE FRONTIER OF MEXICO. "I've news for you, Frank!" "Well, what is it?" "We're going to Mexico next week," answered Fred; "at any rate, that is uncle's plan, and he will tell us all about it this evening." A NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOR. "The news "Peep at Mexico,"