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THE GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES.

[AARONSBURGH lies at the head of Penn's Creek, Northumberland county, Pennsylvania; about 30 miles W from Lewisbursrh, and 40 W by N from Sunbury. Lat. 40° 52' 30" N Long. 77° 31' 30" W.]
ABACACTIS, a settlement of Indians, of this name, in the province of the Amazonas, and in the part or territory possessed by the Portuguese. It is a reduccion of the religious order of the Carmelites of this nation, situate on the shores of a lake of the same name. It lies between this lake and a river, which is also so called, and which is a large arm of the Madeira, which, passing through this territory, afterwards returns to that from whence it flowed, forming the island of Topinambes.
[ABACO, one of the largest and most northern of the Bahama islands, situate upon the SE end of the Little Bahama bank. The
Hole in the Wall, or (as it is most commonly called) the Hole in the Wall, is the most southern point of the island, and bears about 18 leagues north from the island of New Providence, about 9 or 10 leagues in a NW direction from Egg Island, and about 10 or 12 in a NW direction from the Berry Islands. About 10 leagues to the N of the
Hole in the Wall, on the E side of the island, is
Little Harbour, the entrance to which is between the main land of Abaco and Ledyard's Key, and within which there is good anchorage. There is also an anchorage to the W of the Hole in the Wall.
The island of Abaco is at present uninhabited. In 1788 it contained about 50 settlers and 200 Negroes. The lands granted by the crown, previous to May 1803, amounted to 14,058 acres, for the purpose of cultivation; but the settlers who occupied it have since removed. It contains great quantities of the various kinds of woods which are common to almost all the Bahama islands.]
To the northward of Abaco, is a long chain of small islands or keys, (including Elbow Key,
Man of War Key, Great Guana Key, the Galapagos, &c. &c.) reaching, in a NW direction, almost to the Matanilla reefs on the Florida stream; from whence the
Little Bahama bank extends, in a southerly direction, to the west point of the island of the Grand Bahama. [Lat. 26° 22' N Long. 77° 14' W See Bahamas.]
ABACOOCHE, a large river, rising in the SW territory, passing into Georgia, through the Cherokee into the Creek country, where it unites with the Oakfuskee, and forms the Alibama.]
ABACQUA, a settlement of the province and government of Buenos Ayres, situate on the shore of the river Paraná, near the spot where it enters the Paraguay, to the E of the city of Corrientes,


Translation


ABBOTS, Río pequeño de la Carolina Septentrional, corre al SO y entra en el de Pedi, a poca distancia del nacimiento de éste en el territorio de los límites del Lord Granvile.

ABACACHIS, Pueblo de Indios de esta nación, en la Provincia y País de las Amazonas, y parte o territorio que poseen los Portugueses. Es reducción de los Religiosos Carmelitas de esta nación, situado a orilla de una laguna del mismo nombre: entre ella y un rio, que también tiene esta denominación, y es un brazo caudaloso del de la Madera, que atraviesa este territorio, y vuelve luego a entrar en el mismo de donde salió, formando la Isla de Topinambes.

ABACOA. Véase el artículo Providencia.

ABACQUA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Buenos Ayres, situado a orilla del Río Paraná, cerca de su entrada en el del Paraguay al E de la Ciudad de Corrientes.

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THE GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES.

[AARONSBURGH lies at the head of Penn's Creek, Northumberland county, Pennsylvania; about 30 miles W from Lewisbursrh, and 40 W by N from Sunbury. Lat. 40° 52' 30" N Long. 77° 31' 30" W.]
ABACACTIS, a settlement of Indians, of this name, in the province of the Amazonas, and in the part or territory possessed by the Portuguese. It is a reduccion of the religious order of the Carmelites of this nation, situate on the shores of a lake of the same name. It lies between this lake and a river, which is also so called, and which is a large arm of the Madeira, which, passing through this territory, afterwards returns to that from whence it flowed, forming the island of Topinambes.
[ABACO, one of the largest and most northern of the Bahama islands, situate upon the SE end of the Little Bahama bank. The
Hole in the Wall, or (as it is most commonly called) the Hole in the Wall, is the most southern point of the island, and bears about 18 leagues north from the island of New Providence, about 9 or 10 leagues in a NW direction from Egg Island, and about 10 or 12 in a NW direction from the Berry Islands. About 10 leagues to the N of the
Hole in the Wall, on the E side of the island, is
Little Harbour, the entrance to which is between the main land of Abaco and Ledyard's Key, and within which there is good anchorage. There is also an anchorage to the W of the Hole in the Wall.
The island of Abaco is at present uninhabited. In 1788 it contained about 50 settlers and 200 Negroes. The lands granted by the crown, previous to May 1803, amounted to 14,058 acres, for the purpose of cultivation; but the settlers who occupied it have since removed. It contains great quantities of the various kinds of woods which are common to almost all the Bahama islands.]
To the northward of Abaco, is a long chain of small islands or keys, (including Elbow Key,
Man of War Key, Great Guana Key, the Galapagos, &c. &c.) reaching, in a NW direction, almost to the Matanilla reefs on the Florida stream; from whence the
Little Bahama bank extends, in a southerly direction, to the west point of the island of the Grand Bahama. [Lat. 26° 22' N Long. 77° 14' W See Bahamas.]
ABACOOCHE, a large river, rising in the SW territory, passing into Georgia, through the Cherokee into the Creek country, where it unites with the Oakfuskee, and forms the Alibama.]
ABACQUA, a settlement of the province and government of Buenos Ayres, situate on the shore of the river Paraná, near the spot where it enters the Paraguay, to the E of the city of Corrientes,


Translation


ABBOTS, Río pequeño de la Carolina Septentrional, corre al SO y entra en el de Pedi, a poca distancia del nacimiento de éste en el territorio de los límites del Lord Granvile.

ABACACHIS, Pueblo de Indios de esta nación, en la Provincia y País de las Amazonas, y parte o territorio que poseen los Portugueses. Es reducción de los Religiosos Carmelitas de esta nación, situado a orilla de una laguna del mismo nombre: entre ella y un rio, que también tiene esta denominación, y es un brazo caudaloso del de la Madera, que atraviesa este territorio, y vuelve luego a entrar en el mismo de donde salió, formando la Isla de Topinambes.

ABACOA. Véase el artículo Providencia.

ABACQUA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Buenos Ayres, situado a orilla del Río Paraná, cerca de su entrada en el del Paraguay al E de la Ciudad de Corrientes.