sels can go 25 miles above Wilmington, and large
boats 90 miles, to Fayetteville. The n. e. branch
joins the n. w. branch a little above Wilmington,
and is navigable by sea vessels 20 miles above that
town, and by large boats to S. Washington, 40
miles further, and by rafts to Sarecto, which is
nearly 70 miles. The whole length of Cape Fear
river is about 200 miles.)
(Cape May is the s. westernmost point of the
state of New Jersey, and of the county to which it
gives name. Lat. 38° 59' n. Long. 74° 55' w.
It lies 20 miles n. e. from cape Henlopen, which
forms the s. w. point of the mouth of Delaware bay,
as cape May does the n. e.)
(Cape May County spreads n. around the cape
of its name, is a healthy sandy tract of country, of
sufficient fertility to give support to 2571 industri
ous and peaceable inhabitants. The county is
divided into Upper, Middle, and Lower pre
CAPETI, a river of the province and govern
ment of Darien, in the kingdom of Tierra Firme.
It rises in the mountains in the interior of this pro
vince, runs from e. to w. and enters the large river
Capi, a small river of the country of the Ama
zonas, in the territory of the Portuguese. It runs
from e. to w. and enters the Marañon opposite the
city of Pará. Don Juan de la Cruz, in his map of
S. America, calls it Cupiu.
CAPIATA, a small settlement of the province
and government of Paraguay ; situate on the shore
of the river of its name, three leagues e. of the city
of Asuncion. [Lat. 25° 21' 45". Long. 57° 31'
Santiago del Estero, on the bank of the river Cho
Capillucas, a lake of the same province and
government; formed from an overflow or channel
of the river Napo, and at no great distance from
the banks of this river.
CAPINOTA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Cochambaba in Peru, and of the
archbishopric of Charcas ; in which there is, inde
pendent of the parish-church, a convent of the
order of San Agustin.
CAPITANEJO, a settlement of the province
and corregimiento of Tunja in the new kingdom of
Granada; situate on the bank of the river Soga
moso, in the territory called Cabuya de Chica
mocha, which is the direct road from Tunja to
Santa Fe. It is of a very hot temperature, abound
ing in sugar-cane, and other productions of a warm
climate. The natives are very subject to an epi
demic disorder of lumps or swellings under the
chin. Its population consists of 100 housekeepers.
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