Special Consular Reports Volume 2, No. 2

Special Consular Reports Volume 2, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...silver or plated ware in the State of Sonora. The consumption of such ware is very limited. The larger part of the importations are from the United States and are of the cheaper grades. The method of introduction is as follows: The principal mercantile houses keep catalogues and most sales are made in that way. Individuals visiting the United States frequently introduce such articles as personal effects. OUTLOOK FOB AMERICAN WARE. I am persuaded that it would be wise for American manufacturers of silver and silver-plated ware to look well to this particular industry in the State of Sonora. My four years' sojourn here enables me to note the rapid advancement that is being made in this country. While it is true that American capital gives the inspiration to its activities, it is also true that the so-called better class of Mexican or Spanish people are more and more assimilating toward the modes and methods of the United States. Prosperity has about the same influence on the people of Mexico as it has on our own people. 1 do not know any race of people that enjoy articles of luxury more than the Spanish. Recent events have fully convinced me that a wonderful future is in store for northwestern Mexico. Consul-General Barlow, by your direction, recently called for a report from me regarding American capital invested in my consular district. I have just completed that report, which was exhaustive and I think fairly correct. When tabulated and published it will be to others, as it was to me, astonishing. J. F. Darnall, Consul. Nooai.es, February 15, 19m. TAMPICO. CONSUMPTION AND TRADE. There is little demand for silver-plated ware in this part of Mexico, due to the inability to purchase it on the part of the great mass of the people. Consular Agent...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236631064
  • 9781236631060