Guna Yala, Panama Province, Republic of New Granada

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  • Page 211

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

    A question arose as to whether this people be not descendants of one of the lost tribes of Israel, Col Hughes avowed the purpose of his visit viz to make a journey overland to the but he was refered to the "old ma[n"] who alone could give a reply. He was sent for in thre days made his appe- arance, they are careful in answering questions in regard to their Coun[try] 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 ...
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