A Letter From Tampico

Charles Joseph Latrobe visited Mexico in the winter of 1834.  He wrote of his first impressions of Tampico in a series of letters published as The Rambler In Mexico. The first thing we experienced, which considerably surprised us on placing foot in the town, was the great difficulty of finding a shelter :and we were in the end fain to put up, all three, with a small room in the secondstory of a square, ill-built, open, wood barrack, the ground floor […]

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