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MESSRS. LEWIS H. & EDWARD HASLEWOOD,

IN GRATITUDE

FOR THE EARLY ASSISTANCE RENDERED

BY THEM

TO HIS EFFORTS IN THE

PROSECUTION OF THE PROJECT OF A SHIP CANAL

FROM THE ATLANTIC

TO THE

PACIFIC OCEAN, ACROSS THE ISTHMUS OF DARIEN,

THESE PAGES ARE RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,

BY

EDWARD CULLEN, M.D., M.R.C.S.E.

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Prospectus of the Atlantic and Pacific Junction Company . 115

The "Times" and Sir Charles Fox

The Most Practical Nation

The Bulwer and Clayton Treaty

The Scotch Colony of Darien

Translations of Documents from the Archives of Bogota

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PREFACE.

THE interest excited by a Project which not only involves the mighty advantages to commerce, by which Columbus was attracted, on his first voyage, to shorten the road to the East; but also has for its ultimate scope and tendency the enduring PEACE TO ALL NATIONS, by making it a necessity as well as an advantage to avoid disputes, induces me to publish another Edition of "The Isthmus of Darien Ship-Canal."

In doing so, I have made no change in the matter; but have, by an alteration in the arrangement of the text, endeavoured to place the facts in a more clear and lucid order before the reader.

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