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spicaous arc the parish church, the college which
belonged to the Jesuits, and the convent of St.
Francisco. It enjoys a mild and pleasant tempe
rature, and its principal commerce consists in silver,
which it derives in large quantities from its mines,
and which is given in exchange for all kinds of
articles of merchandize, brought hither by such as
are induced to visit this place, and who are at
tracted in great numbers, so as to render the town
extremely populous. [This town is surrounded
with considerable mines to the e. of the great
real of Santa Rosa de Cosiguiriachi. It was found
ed in 1691, and has a population of about 7000
souls, according to Pike, though Humboldt esti
mates the same at 11,600. It is 260 leagues
77. n. w. of Mexico, in long. 104° 32', and lat. 28°
47' n.]

CHIGUAGUILA, a settlement and real of the
mines of the province and government of Sonora.

CHIGUAGUILLA, a settlement of the pro
vince and government of Cinaloa ; situate near
the sierra, 40 leagues to the e. a quarter to the
n. e. of the town of Los Alamos,

CHIGUARA, a settlement of the government
and jurisdiction of Maracaibo in the province of
Venezuela. It is of a cold temperature, abounds
in cacao, sugar-cane, and other vegetable produc
tions peculiar to the climate. It was formerly a
large and rich town, owing to the number of estates
which lie within its district, and particularly to
one within a league’s distance, called Los Estan
gues, in which there used to be upwards of 40,000
head of large cattle ; to another also which belong
ed to the regulars of the society of Jesuits, called
La Selva. It is, however, at the present day,
destroyed and laid waste by the incursions of the
Motilones Indians ; and its population scarcely
amounts to 40 Indians and 90 whites.

CHIHEMECOMET, an island of the province
and colony of N. Carolina, near the coast, and to
the n. of the province of Hateras.

[CHIHOHOEKI, an Indian nation, who were
confederates of the Lenopi or Delawares, and in
habited the w. bank of Delaware river, which was
anciently called by their name. Their s. boundary
was Duck creek, in Newcastle county.]

CHIHUATA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Arequipa in Peru. It is of a cold
temperature, and in its jurisdiction is a lake, from
whence is taken salt sufficient to supply the whole
province, the surplus being used in the working of
the metals.

CHIKAGO River empties into the s. w. end
of lake Michigan, where a fort formerly stood.

Here The Indians Have Ceded To The United States
by the treaty of Greenville, a tract of land six miles
square.

CHIKEHAUK, an island of the N. sea, near
the coast of N . Carolina. This coast forms with
the same island the strait of Currotuck.

CHILA, a settlement and head settlement of
the district of the alcaldia mayor of Acatlan in
Nueva España. It contains 200 families of In
dians, some of Spaniards diad. Mustees, and a con
vent of the religious order of St. Domingo.

CHILAC, San Gabriel de, a settlement and
head settlement of the district of the alcaldia mayor
of Thehuacan in Nueva España. It contains 286
families of Indians, and lies four leagues to the
5. w. of its capital.

CHILAPA, a capital settlement of the alcaldia
mayor of this name in Nueva España. Its tem
perature is rather cold. It contains 41 families of
Spaniards, 72 of Mustees, 26 of Mulattoes, and
447 of Indians, and a convent of the religious
order of St. Augustin ; belonging, in as much as
regards its ecclesiastical functions, to the bishop
ric of La Puebla. The jurisdiction is composed
of 11 head settlements of districts, and of 23 others,
in which are enumerated 2503 families of Indians,
65 of Spaniards, 116 of Mustees, and 47 of Mu
lattoes ; all of whom are occupied in the cultiva
tion and selling of its natural productions, which
are sugar, honey, and cascalote, and in the mak
ing of earthen-ware and scarlet cloth. This settle
ment abounds also in wild wax, cotton, in the
fruits of the country, potatoes, and other vegetables.
It is sixty leagues to the s. a quarter to the s. w.
of Mexico, in long. 99°, and lat. 17° 11'. The
other settlements are,

Holcazautitlan, Tehuaustitlan,

Zacanhualin,
Tlaquilzingo,

Palantla,

Ayahualtempa,

Petatlan,

Ayahualulco,

Mitlazingo,

Temalacl,

Hostutla,

Mezquitlan,

Papulatla,

Tollman,

Atengo,

Comala,

San Juan de la Brea,
Zitlala,

Acatlan,

Azaquiloya,

Acazango,

Hahuacazingo,

Pochotla,

Alpoyeca,
Xintopantla,

Tepoxtlan,
Quecholtenango,
San Martin,
Colotlipan,
Xocutla,
Nazintla,
Teozintla,
Zicultepec,
Calmetitlan.

Chilapa, San Miguel de, another settle-


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CHIGUAGUILA, Pueblo y Real de Minas de la Provincia y Gobierno de Sonora.

CHIGUAGUILLA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Cinaloa, situado en los términos que dividen la Sierra de la Provincia 40 leguas al E, 1/4 al. NE de la Villa de los Alamos.

CRIGU ARA, Pueblo del Gobierno y jurisdicción de Maracaibo en la Provincia de Venezuela: es de temperamento cálido, abundante en cacao, caña dulce y demás frutos de este clima: ha sido antes poblacion grande y rica por las muchas haciendas que tiene en su distrito, particularmente a distancia de una legua, la que llaman los Estanques, que tiene mas de 400 cabezas de ganado mayor, y la que tenían los Regulares de la Compañía llamada la Selva; pero hoy está. arruinado poivlas hostilidades que han hecho en él los Indios Motilones, y apenas tendrá 40 Indios y 30 vecinos blancos.

CHIHA, Pueblo de Indios de la Provincia y Colonia de Georgia, situado a orilla del río Apalachieola.

CHIHEMECOMET, Isla de la Provincia y Colonia de la Carolina Septentrional, cerca de la Costa y al N de la de Hateras.

CHIHUATA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Arequipa en el Pejrú: es de temperamento frío, y en su jurisdicción hay una laguna de donde se saca mucha sal para el abasto de toda la Provincia, y conducen a otras para el beneficio de la plata.

CHIKEHAUK, Isla de la mar del N cerca de la Cesta de la Carolina Septentrional, que forma coa ella el extrécho de Currotuck.

CHILA, Pueblo y Cabecera de, partido de la Alcaldía mayor de A carian, en Nueva España: tiene 200 familias de indios, algunas de Españoles y Mestizos, y un Convento de Religiosos I de Santo Domingo. -

CHILAG, San Gabriel de, Pueblo y Cabecera de partido de la Alcaldía mayor de Thehuacan en Nueva España: tiene 286 familias de Indios, y dista 4 leguas al SO de su Capital.

CHILAPA, Pueblo Capital de la Alcaldía mayor de este nombre en Nueva España: es de temperamento mas frío que caliente: tiene 41 familias de Españoles, su vecindario 72 de Mestizos, 26 de Mulatos y 447 de Indios, y un Convento de Religiosos de San Agustín, pertenece en lo eclesiástico al Obispado de la Puebla: la jurisdicción se compone de once Pueblos, Cabezeras de partido, y de otros 23 en los quales se numeran 2503 familias de Indios, 65 de Españoles, 116 de Mestizos y 47 de Mulatos, que todos se ocupan en el cultivo y comercio de los frutos que produce, y son azúcar, miel, cascalote, fábrica de loza ordinaria, grana, silvestre, cera, algodón, Petates, frutas del País y alguna hortaliza: está 60 leguas al S, 1/2 al SO de México en 273 gr. de long. y 18 y 40 min. de lat. los otros Pueblos son
Holcazautitlán.
Temalacl.
Hostutla.
Mezquitlán.
Papulatla.
Toliman.
Atenga.
Cómala
San Juan de la Brea.
Zitlala.
Acatlán.
Azaquiloya.
Acazango.
Hahuacazingo
Pochotla.
Alpoyeca.
Xintopantla.
Tehuaustitlán.
Zacanhualin.
Tlaquilzingo.
Palaníla. .
Ayahualtempa,
Petatlán.
Ayahualulco.
Mitlazingo.
Tepoxtlán.
Quecholtenan— go.
San Martin. .
Colotlipan.
Xocutla.
Nazintla.
Teozintla.
Zicultepec.
Calmetitlán.

Otro con la advocación de San Pedro de la Cabecera de Partido de Huirépee y Alcaldía mayor de Ixquintepec es el mismo Reyno: tiene 30 familias de Indios, y está 5 leguas al N con inclinación al Oriente de su Capital.

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spicaous arc the parish church, the college which
belonged to the Jesuits, and the convent of St.
Francisco. It enjoys a mild and pleasant tempe
rature, and its principal commerce consists in silver,
which it derives in large quantities from its mines,
and which is given in exchange for all kinds of
articles of merchandize, brought hither by such as
are induced to visit this place, and who are at
tracted in great numbers, so as to render the town
extremely populous. [This town is surrounded
with considerable mines to the e. of the great
real of Santa Rosa de Cosiguiriachi. It was found
ed in 1691, and has a population of about 7000
souls, according to Pike, though Humboldt esti
mates the same at 11,600. It is 260 leagues
77. n. w. of Mexico, in long. 104° 32', and lat. 28°
47' n.]

CHIGUAGUILA, a settlement and real of the
mines of the province and government of Sonora.

CHIGUAGUILLA, a settlement of the pro
vince and government of Cinaloa ; situate near
the sierra, 40 leagues to the e. a quarter to the
n. e. of the town of Los Alamos,

CHIGUARA, a settlement of the government
and jurisdiction of Maracaibo in the province of
Venezuela. It is of a cold temperature, abounds
in cacao, sugar-cane, and other vegetable produc
tions peculiar to the climate. It was formerly a
large and rich town, owing to the number of estates
which lie within its district, and particularly to
one within a league’s distance, called Los Estan
gues, in which there used to be upwards of 40,000
head of large cattle ; to another also which belong
ed to the regulars of the society of Jesuits, called
La Selva. It is, however, at the present day,
destroyed and laid waste by the incursions of the
Motilones Indians ; and its population scarcely
amounts to 40 Indians and 90 whites.

CHIHEMECOMET, an island of the province
and colony of N. Carolina, near the coast, and to
the n. of the province of Hateras.

[CHIHOHOEKI, an Indian nation, who were
confederates of the Lenopi or Delawares, and in
habited the w. bank of Delaware river, which was
anciently called by their name. Their s. boundary
was Duck creek, in Newcastle county.]

CHIHUATA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Arequipa in Peru. It is of a cold
temperature, and in its jurisdiction is a lake, from
whence is taken salt sufficient to supply the whole
province, the surplus being used in the working of
the metals.

CHIKAGO River empties into the s. w. end
of lake Michigan, where a fort formerly stood.

Here The Indians Have Ceded To The United States
by the treaty of Greenville, a tract of land six miles
square.

CHIKEHAUK, an island of the N. sea, near
the coast of N . Carolina. This coast forms with
the same island the strait of Currotuck.

CHILA, a settlement and head settlement of
the district of the alcaldia mayor of Acatlan in
Nueva España. It contains 200 families of In
dians, some of Spaniards diad. Mustees, and a con
vent of the religious order of St. Domingo.

CHILAC, San Gabriel de, a settlement and
head settlement of the district of the alcaldia mayor
of Thehuacan in Nueva España. It contains 286
families of Indians, and lies four leagues to the
5. w. of its capital.

CHILAPA, a capital settlement of the alcaldia
mayor of this name in Nueva España. Its tem
perature is rather cold. It contains 41 families of
Spaniards, 72 of Mustees, 26 of Mulattoes, and
447 of Indians, and a convent of the religious
order of St. Augustin ; belonging, in as much as
regards its ecclesiastical functions, to the bishop
ric of La Puebla. The jurisdiction is composed
of 11 head settlements of districts, and of 23 others,
in which are enumerated 2503 families of Indians,
65 of Spaniards, 116 of Mustees, and 47 of Mu
lattoes ; all of whom are occupied in the cultiva
tion and selling of its natural productions, which
are sugar, honey, and cascalote, and in the mak
ing of earthen-ware and scarlet cloth. This settle
ment abounds also in wild wax, cotton, in the
fruits of the country, potatoes, and other vegetables.
It is sixty leagues to the s. a quarter to the s. w.
of Mexico, in long. 99°, and lat. 17° 11'. The
other settlements are,

Holcazautitlan, Tehuaustitlan,

Zacanhualin,
Tlaquilzingo,

Palantla,

Ayahualtempa,

Petatlan,

Ayahualulco,

Mitlazingo,

Temalacl,

Hostutla,

Mezquitlan,

Papulatla,

Tollman,

Atengo,

Comala,

San Juan de la Brea,
Zitlala,

Acatlan,

Azaquiloya,

Acazango,

Hahuacazingo,

Pochotla,

Alpoyeca,
Xintopantla,

Tepoxtlan,
Quecholtenango,
San Martin,
Colotlipan,
Xocutla,
Nazintla,
Teozintla,
Zicultepec,
Calmetitlan.

Chilapa, San Miguel de, another settle-


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