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Memoir of an Eventful Expedition in Central America: Resulting in the Discovery of the Idolatrous City of Iximaya, Remarkable Aztec Children, Descendants and Specimens of the Sacerdotal Caste, (Now Nearly Extinct), of the Ancient Aztec Founders of the Rui By John L. Stephens,

  • Title: Memoir of an Eventful Expedition in Central America: Resulting in the Discovery of the Idolatrous City of Iximaya, Remarkable Aztec Children, Descendants and Specimens of the Sacerdotal Caste, (Now Nearly Extinct), of the Ancient Aztec Founders of the Rui
  • Author: John L. Stephens
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Excerpt from Memoir of an Eventful Expedition in Central America Resulting in the Discovery of the Idolatrous City of Iximaya, Remarkable Aztec Children, Descendants and Specimens of the Sacerdotal Caste, Now Nearly Extinct, of the Ancient Aztec Founders of the Ruined Temples of the That Country Described by John L Since the publication of the former editions of this Excerpt from Memoir of an Eventful Expedition in Central America Resulting in the Discovery of the Idolatrous City of Iximaya, Remarkable Aztec Children, Descendants and Specimens of the Sacerdotal Caste, Now Nearly Extinct, of the Ancient Aztec Founders of the Ruined Temples of the That Country Described by John L Since the publication of the former editions of this Memoir, some doubts have been thrown upon its statements concerning the origin of the truly marvellous Aztec, or aboriginal Indian children, from Central America, herewith exhibiting, by several persons, recently from that country, who profess to be acquainted with ostensibly incompatible facts They state that these children came from the town of Grenada, in Nicaragua, and are the half idiotic offspring of an Indian woman, who is one of the common Indians there, a tribe well grown and developed, instead of being brought from a newly discovered aboriginal city, in an unexplored region of that country, and being the singular relics of a peculiar and exclusive caste, rendered diminutive in stature and imbecile in intellect, by the immemorial intermarriages of their progenitors, as the Memoir avers Leaving the respectability and veracity of these gentlemen entirely unquestioned, we think it would have been satisfactory to the public, as it certainly, and for many reasons, would have been to ourselves, if they had stated whether they derived their contradiction from their own personal knowledge, or from merely ordinary report In the absence of any intimation upon this point, the question concerning the local origin and paternity of these mysterious and unprecedented specimens of the human race, is thrown back upon the best evidence, whether personal, circumstantial, or scientific, that can be collected for its solution With regard to the value of the personal testimony, if such it can be deemed, contained in the following very interesting and remarkable narrative, we can neither form nor suggest any opinion, except from the internal evidence which every reader has equally at command, as material for his conclusions We have published the Memoir, precisely as we received it, shortly after these extraordinary beings came into our possession, without adding or altering a word, and, hitherto, without remark, merely for what it purports to be the Spanish account of their origin and mode of acquisition.
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