Carl Friedrich Philipp Von Martius

As Mr. Cicero described it, senior INAH officers had asked for an “official donation” of as much as $45,000 and a “personal gift” of up to $36,000 in trade for a permit. He was one of five INAH archaeologists who did surveys to liberate land for development within the protected zone. He knew each major project in town, however nothing of this one. Mr. Gómez was involved sufficient to follow vans from the site in the future.

Spix had right now contracted the schistosomiasis from which he ultimately died. Spix and Martius then spent some days at “Fazenda Mandioca” with Grigori Ivanovitch Langsdorff after which went to a fazenda near Rio Paraiba earlier than returning to Rio. A mounted expedition took them on horseback to Itaguaí by way of São Paulo state to town of São Paulo where they arrived on 31 December 1817. They left on 9 January 1818 …