Guna Yala, Panama Province, Republic of New Granada

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  • Page 211

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

    Excerpt:
    A question Arose As to whether this people be not descendants of one the lost tribes of Israel. Col Hughes Avowed the purpose of his visit viz to make A Journey overland to the [blank]. He was refered to the "old man" who alone Could give a reply. He was sent for. In three days made his appearance. They are careful in answering questions in regard to their Country And are jealeous of All foreigners. They have never submitted to any foreign Government. Although they are within the bounds of the New Granadian Government they pay no tribute ...
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    May 20, 1849 May 21, 1849 May 22, 1849 May 23, 1849 May 24, 1849