An account of two remarkable Indian Dwarfs exhibited in Boston under the name of Aztec Children

@article{WarrenAnAO,
  title={An account of two remarkable Indian Dwarfs exhibited in Boston under the name of Aztec Children},
  author={J. Mason Warren},
  journal={The American Journal of the Medical Sciences},
  volume={21},
  pages={285–296}
}
  • J. M. Warren
  • Published 1 April 1851
  • History
  • The American Journal of the Medical Sciences
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