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AN HISTORICAL , COMMERCIAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL VIEW OF THE AMERICAN UNITED STATES

 By W. WINTERBOTHAM

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Latacunga - Page 147
The river of Latacunga was the receptacle ot this dreadful flood, till becoming Swollen above its banks, the torrent rolled over the adjacent country, ...
Quito - Page 175
the capital of the new kingdom of Granada, the jurifdiclion of which extends over the whole kingdom of Tierra Firme and the province of Quito. ...
more pages: 138 142 145 166
Cayenne - Page 215
The ifland of Cayenne is about lixteen leagues in circumference, .nd is only parted from the continent by two rivers. ...
more pages: 118 213 214 221
Lima - Page 149
But it is very remarkable, that what is here entirely unknown, flwuld be fo common thirty leagues to the eaft of Lima; it being no ...
more pages: 144 151 153 182
Seville - Page 233
the place of his birth, he called Seville, and eleven leagues farther to the eaft flood Melilla. Orifton was on the fouth fide of the and, ...
more pages: 177 192 194 198
Madrid - Page 304
Such was Porto Rico, when, in 1765, the court of Madrid carried their attention to St. John, an excellent harbour, even for the royal navy, ...
more pages: 299 305 27
Arequipa - Page 153
The fourth diocefe of the audience of Lima is Arequipa, which :ontains the city of the fame name, one of the largeft in all Peru : ...
more pages: 152 158
Acatlan - Page 79
The province of the Mixtecas extended from Acatlan, a place diftant about one hundred and twenty miles from Mexico, as far at the Pacific ocean ...
Quebec - Page 40
This is a common route to Quebec. The banks of this river, enriched by the annual frefhets, are excellent land. About thirty miles from the mouth of ...
more pages: 5 6 9
Granada - Page 185
and the new kingdom of Granada, has become the apital occupation of the Spaniards, and is reduced into a fyftem no sfs complicated than interefting. ...
more pages: 132 175 307
Oaxaca - Page 97
that article carried on by the city of Oaxaca is computed at two hundred thoufand crowns value. Though Mexico was originally inhabited by a number of ...
more pages: 79
Erie - Page 27
that lake and lake Erie ; thence along the middle of faid communication into lake Erie; through the middle of faid lake until it arrives at the water ...
more pages: 2
Copenhagen - Page 51
Lindenow kidnapped two of the natives, who were conveyed to Copenhagen ; and the fame cruel fraud was praftifed by other two {hips which failed into ...
more pages: 52 56 60
Atlixco - Page 89
In the valley of Atlixco is a very ancient fir tree, hollowed by lightning, the cavity of which could conveniently hold fourteen horfemen ; nay, ...
Zacatlan - Page 80
The extent of this province was one hundred and fifty miks, beginning from the frontier of Zacatlan, a ftate diftant about eighty miles from the court ...
Montreal - Page 8
"While the French had poffeffion of Canada, both the city and iflsnd of Montreal belonged to private proprietors, who had improved them fo well, ...
more pages: 7 9 30
Paris - Page 89
Paris feet. In the city of Mexico he mentions very large tallies of cedar made out of (ingle planks. In the valley of Atlixco is a very ancient fir ...
more pages: 379 5 16
Rio Novo - Page 235
weftern extremity, which is igrillo, where fliips of war lie when there is a war with Spain, orth fide there is Orange bay, Cold harbour, Rio Novo,. ...
Panama - Page 173
Ill the diftricls adjacent to Carthagena, to Panama, and to Buenos Ayres, the defolation is more general than even in thofe parts of ...
more pages: 114 121 131
Paramaribo - Page 220
The river Surinam is guarded by a fort and two redoubts at the entrance, an4 a fort at Paramaribo, but none of them of any ftren^th, fo that one or ...
Halifax - Page 39
three thoufand families were tranlported in 1749, at the charge of the government, into this country, who built and fettled the town of Halifax. ...
more pages: 12 41 45
Kolding - Page 51
One of them afterwards died of a fever, caught in filhing pearl, during the winter, for the governor of Kolding. ...
London - Page 318
In 1718 it was again fettled by the French ; but four years after, it was given by the court of London to the duke of Montague, who was fent to take ...
more pages: 18 19 122
Philadelphia - Page 39
longitude from Philadelphia. Their length is four hundred miles, and their breadth three hundred. They are bounded on the north, by the river St. ...
more pages: 2 65 58
Popayan - Page 137
extended along the South fea, from the river of Emeralds to Chili, and on the land fide to Popayan, according to fome geographers. ...
Mazatlan - Page 79
The province of Mazatlan lay to the northward of the Mixtecas j and to the northward and eaftward of the Zapotecas was Chimantla, having their ...
San Salvador - Page 206
Souza, by building San Salvador, gave a center to the c but the honour of fettling, extending, and making it really u: the mother country, ...
Chalco - Page 84
Ofthefe, the frefli water one called the lake of Chalco, extended in length from eaft to weft twelve miles, as far as the city of Xochimilco; ...
La Paz - Page 161
The city of La Paz is of a middling fize, and from its fituation among the breaches of the Cordilleras; the ground on which it ...
Greenwich - Page 28
Hearne fet out from Prince of Wales's Fort, on Churchill river, latitude 58° 47^' north, and longitude 94" 72'weft from Greenwich, on the 7th of ...
more pages: 1 138 219
New-Orleans - Page 72
the Ohio, and their various branches ^ and if the carriers can find as good a market for their cargoes here, as at New-Orleans, or the Weft-Indies, ...
more pages: 74 75
Piura - Page 138
Bogota ; on the fouth by the governments of Piura and Chacha on the eaft it extends over the whole government of Maynas and the ...
Tecalco - Page 85
to the eallward of Mexico, were quarries of jafper and marble of different colours: they had hkewi.c alabaiter at a place called Tecalco, now Tecale, ...
Corunna - Page 200
and in the year 176, appointed pncket-boats to be difpntched on the firft day of each montl from Corunna to the Havannah or Porto Rico. ...
Bogota - Page 138
Bogota ; on the fouth by the governments of Piura and Chacha on the eaft it extends over the whole government of Maynas and the ...
Toronto - Page 6
acrofs NW to the NE angle of Lake Huron ; and another that is neither long nor difficult, to the fouthward, to the old fettle, ment of Toronto. ...
New York - Page 221
In 1667 it was taken by the Dutch, and the Englifh having got poflef- "on about the fame time of the then Dutch colony of New-York, each party ...
more pages: 2 9 371
Placentia - Page 1
is the Ifland of Newfoundland, which is governed by the admiral for the time being, and two lieutenant governors, who re- fide at Placentia and St. ...
Quecholac - Page 80
of Cholula lay a considerable ftate named Te- peyacac ; and beyond that the Popolocas, whofe principal cities were Tecamachalco and Quecholac. ...
Tecamachalco - Page 80
To the eaftward of Cholula lay a considerable ftate named Te- peyacac ; and beyond that the Popolocas, whofe principal cities were Tecamachalco and ...
Queretaro - Page 83
During the time of the firft eruption, the allies were carried as far as the city of Queretaro, one hundred and fifty miles diftant from the volcano; ...
Detroit - Page 8
The principal towns in Upper Canada are Kingfton, on Lake On-tario, Niagara, between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and Detroit* iituated on the weftern ...
Albany - Page 21
Albany, and Moofe rivers, all which cmptv into Hudfon's and James Eay from the weft. The mouths of all the rivers are filkd with ...
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Arica - Page 155
Paita, Truxillo, Callao, Fifca and Arica, were the roads which the Spaniards deemed moft convenient for the.communication they intended to eftablifli ...
Guayaquil - Page 152
be faid of the territory called Valles. though here are fome ports, as Tumbez and 1'iura, where the hea' is alinoft as, great as that of Guayaquil. ...
Rome - Page 157
Jacques, were brought to Rome, and the con- ^oiffeurs difco'vered frmrks of genius in then). Though the Peruvians' were unacquainted with coin, ...
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Liverpool - Page 41
of this bay is an Hland, granted to feveral gentlemen in Liverpool in Lancafliire, who named it Campobello, At a very confiderable ex- ...
Cholula - Page 80
To the eaftward of Cholula lay a considerable ftate named Te- peyacac ; and beyond that the Popolocas, whofe principal cities were Tecamachalco and ...
Buffalo - Page 334
Buffalo.—Though there is the moft ftriking refemblance betwee * this animal and the ctimmon ox, both in regard to form and natur^ their habits and ...
Rouen - Page 214
Rouen united their flock, with a defign to fupport the new colony but committing their affairs to one Poncet de Bretigny, a man of; ...
Hanover - Page 237
Elizabeth two, Weftmorland two, Hanover two, St. James two, Trelawney two. The high court efchancery confifts of the chancellor (governor for the time ...
Algiers - Page 315
Many who had been (laves at Algiers, held in abhorrence the hands that had broken their fetters, and all of them curfed their exiftence. ...
Barcelona - Page 281
Barcelona in Catalonia, It lies in weft longitude 61° o', north 16° 15', having Antigua to the north-eaft, St. Chriftopher's Nevis to the north-weft, ...
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Tripoli - Page 39
Tunis or Tripoli, or with any of them, to obtain paflports for the fecurity of their navigation in the Mediterranean fea, their High Mightinefles ...
Gibraltar - Page 128
General Elliot, returned to the pof- tcrity of the Spaniards at the end of the late conflagration at the iiege of Gibraltar. ...
Coquimbo - Page 165
There are no fetdements on the coaft except thofe of Baldivia, Conception ifland, Valparaifo, and Coquimbo, or IU Serena, which are all fea ports. ...
Monterey - Page 110
Monterey, then viceroy of New-Spain, fent Sebatlian Bifcayno on the fame defign with two fhips and a tender, but he made no difco- rery of importance. ...
Norwich - Page 210
fagathies, flialloons, camblets, am Norwich fluffs, black Colchefler bays, fays, and perpetuanas, calle< long ells, hats, ftockings, and gloves. ...
Exeter - Page 58
Exeter, town of, defcribed, ii. 92 F. Fa/Is of St. Anthony, i. 188 —- of Niagara, i. 183 Fryetleville, towu of, defcribed, iii. 104 ...
Surinam - Page 220
The river Surinam is guarded by a fort and two redoubts at the entrance, an4 a fort at Paramaribo, but none of them of any ftren^th, fo that one or ...
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