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Lionel Wafer in his travels upon the Isthmus of Darien in 1699 saw the plant growing and cultivated by the natives.
Continet hic Isthmus leucas admod quingentas circuitu suo, emque occupant Soriqui populi.
In this Isthmus is port royal, where we are now sojourning, lying on the parallel of 44 40'.
This Isthmus has a circuit of fully five hundred leagues and is occupied by the Soriquois tribe.
The town of the same name lies in the midst of a small plain, which forms the half of an isthmus.
The narrowness of the Isthmus naturally suggested the cutting of a waterway through it.
The isthmus which joined the two great continents of the New World remained, according to him, unappropriated.
It was notorious that she claimed the sovereignty of the isthmus on specious, nay, on solid, grounds.
Under his pilotage they anchored on the first of November close to the Isthmus of Darien.
Then there are constant fights between the emigrants and the sullen, ferocious Indians of the isthmus.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST

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