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shore of the Rio Grande Colorado, (large coloured
river), or of the North.

ALCO, a settlement of the province and corre
gimiento
of Chumbivilcas in Peru, annexed to
the curacy of Libitaca.

ALCOHOLADES, a nation of Indians of the
province of Venezuela. They are of a docile and
affable disposition, and live upon the borders of
the lake Maracaibo. Their numbers are much
diminished, from the treatment they received from
the German Weltzers, who, through a covetous
ness to possess the gold of these people, killed the
greater part of them.

ALCOZAUCA, a settlement of the alcaldia
mayor
of Tlapa in Nueva Espana. It contains
104 families of Spaniards, Mulattoes, and Mustees;
not a single Indian dwells in it. It is of a mild
temperature, and in its district were the once cele
brated mines of Cayro, which were crushed in and
destroyed, having been almost unparalleled for the
quantity of silver that they produced. Eight lea
gues from its capital.

ALDAS, a small settlement or ward of the head
settlement
of the district of Santa Ana, and alcaldia
mayor
of Zultepec, in Nueva Espana.

ALDEA, DEL Espiritu Santo, a settlement
of the province and captainship of Tondos Santos
in Brazil, situate on the coast, at the mouth of the
river Joana.

Aldea, del Espiritu Santo, another settle
ment of the province and captainship of Seregipe,
in the same kingdom (Brazil), situate on the shore, and
at the entrance of the river Real.

[ALDEN, Fort, in Cherry Valley, in the
state of New York.]

ALU WORT, a settlement of the island of
Barbadoes, in the district and parish of Santiago,
on the coast.

ALEBASTER, or Eleuthera, an island of
the channel of Bahama. See Alabaster.

ALEGRE, a settlement of the province and
captainship of S. Vincente in Brasil, situate s.
of the settlement of Alto.

[ALEMPIGON, a small lake northward of
lake Superior.]

ALEXANDRIA, a city of Virginia, [formerly
called Belhaven, and situated on the southern
bank of the Patowmac river, in Fairfax county,
about five miles s. w. from the Federal city, 60
L from Baltimore, 60 n, from Fredericks
burgh
, 168 n. of Williamsburgh, and 290 from
the. sea; 38° 54' n. lat. and 77° 10' w. long.
Its situation is elevated and pleasant. The soil
is clayey. The original settlers, anticipating its
future growth and importance, laid out the streets

on the plan of Philadelphia. It contains about
400 houses, many of which are handsomely built,
and 2748 inhabitants. This city, upon opening
the navigation of Patowmac river, and in conse
quence of its vicinity to the future seat of the
federal government, bids fair to be one of the most
thriving commercial places on the continent. Nine
miles from hence is Mount Vernon, the celebrated
seat of the late General Washington.]

[Alexandria, a township in Grafton county.
New Hampshire, containing 298 inhabitants, in
corporoted in 1782.]

[Alexandria, a township in Hunterdon coun
ty. New Jersey, containing 1503 inhabitants, inclu
sive of 40 slaves.]

[Alexandria, a small town in Huntingdon
county, Pennsylvania, on the Frankstown branch
of Janiatta river, 192 miles n. w. of Philadel
phia.]

ALEXO, S. an island of the N. sea, near the
coast of Brazil, in the province and captainship
of Pernambuco, between the river Formoso and
Cape S. Agustin.

ALFARO, S. Miguel de, a settlement of the
province and government of the Chiquitos Indians;
situate on the shore of the river Ubay. It has a
good port, from whence it is also known by the
name of Port of the Chiquitos. It is, however,
at present destroyed, and the ruins alone remain.

ALFAXAIUCA, a settlement of the alcaldia
mayor of Kilotepec in Nueva Espana. It con
tains 171 Indian families, and is seven leagues
e. n. e. of its capital.

ALFEREZ, Valley of the, in the province
and correscimienlo of Bogota in the new kingdom
of Granada.

Alfeuez, a river of the province and captain
ship Rey in Brazil; it runs w. and enters the
lake of Mini.

[ALFORD, a township in Berkshire county,
Massachusetts, containing 577 inhabitants ; 145
miles w. from Boston.]

[ALFORDSTOWN, a small town in Moor
county, North Carolina.]

ALfjrARROBO, a settlement of the province
and government of Antioquia in the new kingdom
of Granada ; situate on the bank of an arm of the
river Perico, in an island which it forms in th«
serranias of Guamoca.

ALGODON, Island of the, one of those
which are in the N. sea, between the s. point of
the Cayco Grande and the Panuelo Quadrado.

Algodon, a settlement of the same name. See
Biezmet.

ALGODONALES, a .settlement of the province


Translation

ALCO, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Chumbivilcas, en el Perú, anexo al Curato de Libitaca.

ALCOHOLADES, Nación de Indios de la Provincia de Venezuela; son de naturaleza dócil y afables; habitan en la inmediación de la laguna de Maracaibo, y se hallan muy minorados por el mal trato que recibieron de los Belzares Alemanes, que destruyeron la mayor parte por la codicia del oro.

ALCOZAUCA, Pueblo de la Alcaldía mayor de Tlapa, en Nueva España ; tiene 104 familias de Españoles, Mulatos y Mestizos: no vive en él Indio alguno; es de temperamento templado, y en su distrito estaban las celebradas minas de Cayro, que se hundieron, y eran de las mas abundantes de plata: está 8 leguas de su Capital.

ALDAS, Pueblo pequeño o barrio de la Cabecera de Partido de Santa Ana, y Alcaldía mayor de Zultepec en Nueva España.

ALDEA, del Espíritu Santo, Pueblo de la Provincia y Capitanía de todos Santos, en el Brasil, situado en la Cesta a la beca del río Joana.

Otro Pueblo, hay del mismo nombre en la Provincia y Capitanía de Seregipe, en el propio Rey no, situado a orilla y entrada del río Real.

ALDVVORT, Pueblo de la Isla de Barbada, en el distrito y Parroquia de Santiago, en la Costa del O.

ALEBASTER, Isla del Canal de Bahama o una de las Lucayas, en que tienen los Ingleses un pequeño fuerte y guarnición; está cerca del banco grande que da nombre al canal; tiene a la parte del N un buen Puerto, y el terreno es mejor que el de la Providencia, y abundante de colmenas, el clima es tan sano, que no se extraña en ella ver personas que llegan a 100 años. Long. desde 76. 55 hasta 77, lat. de 25 a 26.

ALEGRE, Pueblo de la Provincia y Capitanía de S. Vicente, en el Brasil, situado al S del de Alto.

ALEXANDRIA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Colonia de Virginia, en el Condado de Fairfax, a orilla y boca del río Hunting.

ALEXO, S., Isla de la mar del N cerca de la Costa del Brasil, en la Provincia y Capitanía de Pernambuco, entre el río Fermoso y el Cabo de San Agustín.

ALEARO, S. Miguel de, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de los Indios Chiquitos, situado a orilla del río Ubay, con un buen Puerto en él, por cuya causa se le conocía también con el nombre de Puerto de los Chiquitos; hoy está destruido, y solo se ven ruinas.

ALFAXAIUCA, Pueblo de la Alcaldía mayor de Xilotepec, en Nueva España ; tiene 171 familias de Indios, y dista 7 leguas al E NE de su Capital.

ALFEREZ, Valle del, en la Provincia y Corregimiento de Bogotá del Nuevo Reyno de Granada.

Tiene el mismo nombre un río de la Provincia y Capitanía del Rey, en el Brasil; corre al N, y entra en la Laguna del Mini.

ALGARROBO, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Antioquía, en el Nuevo Reyno de Granada, situado a orilla de un brazo o caño del río Perico, en una Isla que forma en las Serranías de Guamoco.

ALGODON, Isla del, una de las que están en la mar del N, entre la punta del S del Cayco grande y el Pañuelo quadrado.

Otro Pueblo, hay del mismo nombre. Véase Biezmez.

ALGODONALES, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Atacama, en el Perú, situado en la Costa.

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ALE

A L G

shore of the Rio Grande Colorado, (large coloured
river), or of the North.

ALCO, a settlement of the province and corre
gimiento
of Chumbivilcas in Peru, annexed to
the curacy of Libitaca.

ALCOHOLADES, a nation of Indians of the
province of Venezuela. They are of a docile and
affable disposition, and live upon the borders of
the lake Maracaibo. Their numbers are much
diminished, from the treatment they received from
the German Weltzers, who, through a covetous
ness to possess the gold of these people, killed the
greater part of them.

ALCOZAUCA, a settlement of the alcaldia
mayor
of Tlapa in Nueva Espana. It contains
104 families of Spaniards, Mulattoes, and Mustees;
not a single Indian dwells in it. It is of a mild
temperature, and in its district were the once cele
brated mines of Cayro, which were crushed in and
destroyed, having been almost unparalleled for the
quantity of silver that they produced. Eight lea
gues from its capital.

ALDAS, a small settlement or ward of the head
settlement
of the district of Santa Ana, and alcaldia
mayor
of Zultepec, in Nueva Espana.

ALDEA, DEL Espiritu Santo, a settlement
of the province and captainship of Tondos Santos
in Brazil, situate on the coast, at the mouth of the
river Joana.

Aldea, del Espiritu Santo, another settle
ment of the province and captainship of Seregipe,
in the same kingdom (Brazil), situate on the shore, and
at the entrance of the river Real.

[ALDEN, Fort, in Cherry Valley, in the
state of New York.]

ALU WORT, a settlement of the island of
Barbadoes, in the district and parish of Santiago,
on the coast.

ALEBASTER, or Eleuthera, an island of
the channel of Bahama. See Alabaster.

ALEGRE, a settlement of the province and
captainship of S. Vincente in Brasil, situate s.
of the settlement of Alto.

[ALEMPIGON, a small lake northward of
lake Superior.]

ALEXANDRIA, a city of Virginia, [formerly
called Belhaven, and situated on the southern
bank of the Patowniac river, in Fairfax county,
about five miles s. w. from the Federal city, 60
L from Baltimore, 60 n, from Fredericks
burgh
, 168 n. of Williamsburgh, and 290 from
the. sea; 38° 54' n. lat. and 77° 10' w. long.
Its situation is elevated and pleasant. The soil
is clayey. The original settlers, anticipating its
future growth and importance, laid out the streets

on the plan of Philadelphia. It contains about
400 houses, many of which are handsomely built,
and 2748 inhabitants. This city, upon opening
the navigation of Patowmac river, and in conse
quence of its vicinity to the future seat of the
federal government, bids fair to be one of the most
thriving commercial places on the continent. Nine
miles from hence is Mount Vernon, the celebrated
seat of the late General Washington.]

[Alexandria, a township in Grafton county.
New Hampshire, containing 298 inhabitants, in
corporoted in 1782.]

[Alexandria, a township in Hunterdon coun
ty. New Jersey, containing 1503 inhabitants, inclu
sive of 40 slaves.]

[Alexandria, a small town in Huntingdon
county, Pennsylvania, on the Frankstown branch
of Janiatta river, 192 miles n. w. of Philadel
phia.]

ALEXO, S. an island of the N. sea, near the
coast of Brazil, in the province and captainship
of Pernambuco, between the river Formoso and
Cape S. Agustin.

ALFARO, S. Miguel de, a settlement of the
province and government of the Chiquitos Indians;
situate on the shore of the river Ubay. It has a
good port, from whence it is also known by the
name of Port of the Chiquitos. It is, however,
at present destroyed, and the ruins alone remain.

ALFAXAIUCA, a settlement of the alcaldia
mayor of Kilotepec in Nueva Espana. It con
tains 171 Indian families, and is seven leagues
e. n. e. of its capital.

ALFEREZ, Valley of the, in the province
and correscimienlo of Bogota in the new kingdom
of Granada.

Alfeuez, a river of the province and captain
ship Rey in Brazil; it runs w. and enters the
lake of Mini.

[ALFORD, a township in Berkshire county,
Massachusetts, containing 577 inhabitants ; 145
miles w. from Boston.]

[ALFORDSTOWN, a small town in Moor
county, North Carolina.]

ALfjrARROBO, a settlement of the province
and government of Antioquia in the new kingdom
of Granada ; situate on the bank of an arm of the
river Perico, in an island which it forms in th«
serranias of Guamoca.

ALGODON, Island of the, one of those
which are in the N. sea, between the s. point of
the Cayco Grande and the Panuelo Quadrado.

Algodon, a settlement of the same name. See
Biezmet.

ALGODONALES, a .settlement of the province


Translation

ALCO, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Chumbivilcas, en el Perú, anexo al Curato de Libitaca.

ALCOHOLADES, Nación de Indios de la Provincia de Venezuela; son de naturaleza dócil y afables; habitan en la inmediación de la laguna de Maracaibo, y se hallan muy minorados por el mal trato que recibieron de los Belzares Alemanes, que destruyeron la mayor parte por la codicia del oro.

ALCOZAUCA, Pueblo de la Alcaldía mayor de Tlapa, en Nueva España ; tiene 104 familias de Españoles, Mulatos y Mestizos: no vive en él Indio alguno; es de temperamento templado, y en su distrito estaban las celebradas minas de Cayro, que se hundieron, y eran de las mas abundantes de plata: está 8 leguas de su Capital.

ALDAS, Pueblo pequeño o barrio de la Cabecera de Partido de Santa Ana, y Alcaldía mayor de Zultepec en Nueva España.

ALDEA, del Espíritu Santo, Pueblo de la Provincia y Capitanía de todos Santos, en el Brasil, situado en la Cesta a la beca del río Joana.

Otro Pueblo, hay del mismo nombre en la Provincia y Capitanía de Seregipe, en el propio Rey no, situado a orilla y entrada del río Real.

ALDVVORT, Pueblo de la Isla de Barbada, en el distrito y Parroquia de Santiago, en la Costa del O.

ALEBASTER, Isla del Canal de Bahama o una de las Lucayas, en que tienen los Ingleses un pequeño fuerte y guarnición; está cerca del banco grande que da nombre al canal; tiene a la parte del N un buen Puerto, y el terreno es mejor que el de la Providencia, y abundante de colmenas, el clima es tan sano, que no se extraña en ella ver personas que llegan a 100 años. Long. desde 76. 55 hasta 77, lat. de 25 a 26.

ALEGRE, Pueblo de la Provincia y Capitanía de S. Vicente, en el Brasil, situado al S del de Alto.

ALEXANDRIA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Colonia de Virginia, en el Condado de Fairfax, a orilla y boca del río Hunting.

ALEXO, S., Isla de la mar del N cerca de la Costa del Brasil, en la Provincia y Capitanía de Pernambuco, entre el río Fermoso y el Cabo de San Agustín.

ALEARO, S. Miguel de, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de los Indios Chiquitos, situado a orilla del río Ubay, con un buen Puerto en él, por cuya causa se le conocía también con el nombre de Puerto de los Chiquitos; hoy está destruido, y solo se ven ruinas.

ALFAXAIUCA, Pueblo de la Alcaldía mayor de Xilotepec, en Nueva España ; tiene 171 familias de Indios, y dista 7 leguas al E NE de su Capital.

ALFEREZ, Valle del, en la Provincia y Corregimiento de Bogotá del Nuevo Reyno de Granada.

Tiene el mismo nombre un río de la Provincia y Capitanía del Rey, en el Brasil; corre al N, y entra en la Laguna del Mini.

ALGARROBO, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Antioquía, en el Nuevo Reyno de Granada, situado a orilla de un brazo o caño del río Perico, en una Isla que forma en las Serranías de Guamoco.

ALGODON, Isla del, una de las que están en la mar del N, entre la punta del S del Cayco grande y el Pañuelo quadrado.

Otro Pueblo, hay del mismo nombre. Véase Biezmez.

ALGODONALES, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Atacama, en el Perú, situado en la Costa.