Chuquibamba, and the other settlements of its juris
diction, -which comprehend nine curacies, are the
San Pedro de Illotnas,
Cliilca and Marca,
San J nan Crisostomo de
CONDOROMA, a settlement and asiento of the
silver mines of the province of Canes and Canches
or Tinta in Peru, -where, during tempests of thun
der and lightning, is experienced a singular phe
nomenon ; namely, a certain prickly sensation upon
the hands and face, -which they called moscas,
(flies), though none of these insects are ever seen.
It is indeed attributed to the air, which is at that
time highly charged with electric fluid ; the effects
of which may be observed on the handles of sticks,
buckles, lace, and other metal trinkets ; the same
effects ceasing as soon as the tempest is over. It
is observed, that in no other parts is the same phe
nomenon known to exist.
CONDUITE, or CoNDUITA, a small river of
the province and country of the Iroquees Indians.
It runs w. forming a curve, and enters the lake
CONEUAGUANET, a small river of the pro-
C O N
vince and colony of Pennsylvania and counfy of
Cumberland. It runs c. and enters the Susque
(CONEGOCHEAGUE Creek rises near Mer
cersburg, Franklin county, Pensylvania, runs s.
in a -winding course, and after supplying a number
of mills, empties into the Potowmack, at William
port, in W ashington county, Maryland ; 19 miles
s. e. of Hancock, and eight miles s, of the Pennsyl
(CONEMAUGH River, and Little Cor emaugh,
are the head waters of Kiskemanitas, in Pennsyl
vania : after passing through Laurel hill and Ches
nut ridge, Conemaugh takes that name, and
empties into the Alleghany, 29 miles n. e. of Pitts
burg. It is navigable for boats, and there is -a
portage of 18 miles between it and the Frankstown
branch of Juniata river.)
CONESTOGA, a settlement of Indians of the
same province and colony as the former river ; si
tuate between the e. and w. arms of the river Sus
quehanna, where the English have a fort and
establishment for its defence.
Conestoga, a river of this province, whichruns
w. then turns s. and enters the Susquehanna.
CONFINES. See Villanueva de los In
CONFUSO. See Togones.
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