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Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 21: 1865-1868: Aet. 58-61. (search)
Sometimes the party were settled, for weeks at a time, in more civilized fashion, in the towns or villages on the banks of the main river, or its immediate neighborhood, at Manaos, Ega, Obydos, and elsewhere. Wherever they sojourned, whether for a longer or a shorter time, the scientific work went on uninterruptedly. There was not an idle member in the company. From the time he left Rio de Janeiro, Agassiz had the companionship of a young Brazilian officer of the engineer corps, Major Coutinho. Thoroughly familiar with the Amazons and its affluents, at home with the Indians, among whom he had often lived, he was the pearl of traveling companions as well as a valuable addition to the scientific force. Agassiz left the Amazonian valley in April, and the two remaining months of his stay in Brazil were devoted to excursions along the coast, especially in the mountains back of Ceara, and in the Organ mountains near Rio de Janeiro. From beginning to end this journey fulfilled A
appropriation for; place of storage; sale, 508. Conception Bay, 750. Concise, Parsonage of, 134. Connecticut geology, 415. Connecticut River, 413. Connor's Cove, 746. Corcovado Gulf, 746. Corcovado Peak, 746. Contributions to Natural History of the United States, 533, 536, 538, 539, 542, 553. Copley medal, 572. Coral collection, 487, 490. Cordilleras, 755. Cornell University, 662. Cotting, B. E., 444. Coulon, H., 300, 301. Coulon, L. 190, 199, 208, 215. Coutinho, Major, 632, 636. Crinoids, deep-sea and fossil, compared, 705. Ctenophorae, 489. Cudrefin, 1, 9. Curicu, 753, 756. Cuvier, Georges, dedication to, 75; notes on Spix fishes, 108; reception of Agassiz, 164; gives material for fossil fishes, 166; last words, 168. Cyclopoma spinosum, curious dream about, 181. Cyprinus uranoscopus, 76. D. Dana, J. D., 414, 421, 436. Darwin, C., accepts glacier theory, 342; in Lake Superior, 469; on Massachusetts cirrepedia, 469; estimatio