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Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919). Through the Brazilian Wilderness. 1914.

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of Brazil; one mother, after the children had been photographed in their ordiary costume, begged that we return and take them in their Sunday clothes, which was accordingly done. In a year the railway from Rio will reach Corumb&á; and then this city, and the country roundabout, will see much development.
  At this point we rejoined the rest of the party, and very glad we were to see them. Cherrie and Miller had already collected some eight hundred specimens of mammals and birds.