Report on the Mines Known in the Eastern Division of Hayti, and the Facilities of Working Them
Ridgway, 1825 - Mines and mineral resources - 47 pages
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Page 24 - In the range of rugged mountains called Maymon, near a rivulet of the same name, in our own days a most abundant copper mine has been worked, the ore of which is of so rich a quality, that I am assured it yields 8 per cent of gold when refined.
Page 6 - The ferocious colonists pursued them to their fastnesses, and even trained up dogs to hunt and devour them.
Page 15 - In four days the traveller reaches the central point of La Vega, whether starting from the N. or S. 'Side of the
Page 4 - The existence of precious metals, consequently, in the Eastern division of Hayti, is proved by the earliest transactions of the Spaniards in the New World, and confirmed by the written evidence of the great Columbus.
Page 7 - Who can help burning with indignation to see the demon of Avarice...
Page 11 - In the neighbourhood of Santiago, Cotuy and La Vega, the mountains possess peculiar interest. In these three places...
Page 12 - ... to the mountain's base, at least this- is the case in most parts.