APPENDIX C. My Letter of May 1 to General Lauro Muller

The first report on the expedition, made by me immediately after my arrival at Manaos, and published in Rio Janeiro upon its receipt, is as follows:

                     MAY 1st, 1914.

  TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE MINISTER OF 
  FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 
  RIO-DE-JANEIRO. 
  MY DEAR GENERAL LAURO MULLER: