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Puente de Falcon, i. 231 : Natural
one on the Naiguat^, ii. 50 : New
erections, ii. 267, 268, 269.
Bridgetown, Barbadoes, i. 12-14.
Brigantine, i. 192 ; ii. 165.
Brimstone. See Sulphur.
Brion, Admiral, death of, i. 268.
Brion, Senorita Loria, i. 268.
Brisco, Sir Robert, i. 9, note.
British aid to War of Independence,

i. 123, 132.
British Guiana, i. 46, 77, 284.
British Legation, the, i. 25, 188.
British Legion, the, i. 129 : Valour

of, i. 132.
British Minister, a strange one, i.

222, 223.
British Minister, the. See Middleton.
Brockhaus, Mr. F. A., ii. 225.
Brown, Mr. Charles, discovers high-
est knoAvn waterfall, i. 79, note.
Bruzual, General, his joint-president-

shij), i. 146 : His death, i. 146.
Bruzual, Feast of, i. 186, 187.
Bruzual, Sefiora, i. 186.
Bucare de fuego, or fire tree, i. 293 :
Its beauty, i. 293 : Its seeds, ii.
190.
Buccaneers, i. 201 : Ravages of tlic,

ii. 156, 158.
Buena Vista, defile of, i. 132.
Buenavistn, lake of, i. 63.
Buena Vista, Tuy, i. 250.
Buenos Ayres, i. 244.
Bug, Jose Antonio, i. 235.
Buildings, noted i^ublic, i. 26, 30, 32,
34, 35. 38, 95, 109, 164, 169, 315,
321 ; ii. 113, 263, 267, 268.
Bullion, transportation of (anec-
dotes), i. 224.



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INDEX.



Burj:^uillos, Sehor Diego Casanaf?,
artist, ii. 246, 251.

Burial. Sec Funeral.

Burro, island of, i. 70.

Burying-grounds, ancient. See In-
dian.

Buscarito, channel of, i. 161.

Butcher, i. 244.

Butchery, Village of the, ii. 161.

Butterfly. Sec Mariposas.

CabimbtJ^ mountain, i. 68.

Cabo Blanco, La Guayra, i. 20; ii.

48, 105.
Cabo Blanco, Orchila, i. 282.
Cabo Codera, i. 84 ; ii. 14, 254.
Cabo de La Vela, ii. 153.
Cabra lake, i. 68.
Cabrera, village of, i. 161.
Cabritu, gratitude of a cazique of,

ii. 159.
Cacao, i. 12, note, 50, 51 : Cultiva-
tion of, i. 67, 73: When intro-
duced into Venezuela, ii. 171.
Cac^o lands, i. 157.
CacElo districts — Yaracuy, _i. 67 :
Cua, i. 243 : Ocnmare, i. 249 ;
Santa Lucia, i. 307.
Cacjlo estates— Chuao, i. 32 : Dr.
Nicanor Guardia's, Tuy, i. 242 :
Milagro, i. 306.
Cacdo, exports of, i. 42, 89.^
Cachicamo, or armadillo, ii. 52.
Cachimbo, house of, ii. 2, 4 : A night

there, ii. 5 : The return to, ii. 12.
Cadiera, Captain L., of the ' Por-

tena,' i. 276.
Cadiz, Regency of, i. 124.
Caf6. See Coffee.

Cafd del Avila, Caracas, i. 316 :
Fine arts exhibition in, ii. 127,
128, 244-252.
Cage, Mr W. A., ii. 105.
Caicara, the ])ainted rocks of, i. So.
Caicedo, Senor J. M., Torres, author,

ii. 272, 274.
Caiman, i. 53.

Cajigal, Senor Juan ISLanuel, birth-
ph'ice of, i. 67 : His ascent of the
SiUa, ii. i, 8, note, 88 : His account
of an ascent of the Silla, ii. 232-241 :
His Silla plants, ii. 241, 242.
Cakile a»qualis, ii. 175.
Calabozo, battle of, i. 129.
Calabozo, llanos of, ii. 238.
Calabozo, town of, i. 259 : Road to,
ii. 266.



Calamar, i. 53.

Calcano, Ledo. Eduardo, ii. 125 : He
speaks at artists' banquet, ii. 129,
248, 251, 252.

Calcano, Senor Jos6 Antonio, ii. 274.

Calcano, Senor Julio, poet, ii. 225.

Calcano, Senor Simon, poet, ii. 229.

Calcareous tufa, i. 279 ; ii. 187.

Calcerola, or enamelled pan, ii. 45.

Caldera, mountain of, i. 72.

Calderon, Francesco, ii. 166.

California, i. i, 188, 208, 228, 304.

' Calido y sano,' meaning of expres-
sion, i. 20.

Calle de Carabobo, Carftcas, i. 225.

Calle de Comercio, Cardcas, i. 219.

Caniaridium, ii. 195.

Caniino Real del Oriente, or Main
Eastern Road, ii. 2.

Camp-fire, on Naignatii, ii. 41, 43.

Camp-fire, on the Silla, ii. 10.

Canipo Alegre, village of, i. 230.

Caha Dulce. See Sugar-cane.

Canagud river, canalization of, ii.
269.

Canal, i. 41, 48 ; ii. 264, 268, 269.

Canalization, ii. 264, 268, 269.

Canastillo, or Little-basket orchid,
ii. 196.

Candelaria district, Cardcas, i, 226.

Cane, wild, i. 51.

Cangrejos, island of, i. 78.

Canilla de Venado, ii. 242.

Cannel. See Coal.

Cannon. See Fire-arms.

CanoAmarillo (river), i. 260, 261,312.

Cano de Guariapo (river), i. 260, 261,
312.

Canlharis, i. 53.

Cantilo, Don Josd Maria, poet, ii. 230.

Caobo tree, i. 293.

Capachos plant, i. 51.

(^aparro river, i. 74.

Ca])cs, i. 47.

Capitol, the, ii. 263.

Carabobo, ])attle of, i. 132 ; ii. 225.

Carabobo, State of, its rich lands, i.
61, 159, 163, 174, 176.

Carabobo, valleys of. i. 165.

Caraca islands, ii. 253.

Caracas (ca])ital), i. 23-28: Climate
of, i. 29 : Trade of capital, i. 30 :
Population, i. 30, 31 : Vital sta-
tistics of, 1. 31 : Schools of, i. 32 :
Churches of, i. 32, 36 : Social life
in, i. 113-116: Peaceful state of,
i. 118: Military troubles in, i. 143:
Rainy season in, i. 187 : Earth-



INDEX.



309



quakes of, i. 187 : Floods of, i. 187 :
Telegraph lines of, ii. 133; At-
tempted conquests of, ii. 156, 157,
158 : Sacked by Drake, ii. 168: By
the French also, ii. 170 : Streets
of, ii. 264.
Cardcas, flora of, ii. 81.
Caracas Indians, independence of,
ii. 154.

Caracas, rebellion of, ii. 277.
Caracas, valley of, i. 29, 47, 59, 151,

290 ; ii. 2, 6, 30, 59, 239.
* Caramba,' meaning of word, i. 42 ;
ii. 12,-

Caramute, Indian basket, i. 94.

Carana tree, i. 51.

Caraotas, or frijoles (beans), ii. 65.

Carapa, lake of, i. 63.

Caratal gold-fields, Guayana, ii. 274,
279.

Caravalleda, ancient city of, i. 19,
20 ; ii. 166 : Its abandonment, ii.
167, 238.

Caravalleda, bay of, i. 20; ii. 156.

Caravalleda, valley of, ii. 239.

Carayaca, village of, ii. 239.

Cariaco, gulf of, i. 47, 63 : Submarine
thermal springs of, i. 66.

Cariaco, lake of, i. 63.

Caiibbean Sea, i. 9, 84 : Winds close
to land, i. 191 : The sea from the
heights, i. 192 : Calm on, i. 195,
196 : Islands, i. 196, 197 : Fishing
in, i. 199 : Storm on, i. 212, 277 :
Rise and fall of tide in, i. 283 :
How tlie sea looked from the Silla,
ii. 9, 47.

Caribe fish, i. 53 : Their ferocity, i.
76.

Caribe Indians, a family of, presented
to author, i. 90 : Rapid extinction
of the tribe, i. 92 : Legend respect-
ing its origin, i. 93 : Their dress,
i. 93 : Their women, i. 94 : Their
marriage ceremonies, i. 94 : Spanish
attempts to reduce, ii. 159, 166,
169.

Carite fish, i. 52, 285.

Cdrlos IV. of Spain, on the education
of her colonies, ii. 172, 173.

Cdrlos v., the Emperor, ii. 153 : His
slave decree, ii. 154.

Carludovica palmata, ii. 190.

Carne asada, i. 112.

Caroan, Guayana, ii. 158.

Caroata river, i. 30.

Caroni river, i. 78.

Carora, town of, i. 149 ; ii. 155.



Carreiio, Senor Manuel Antonio,

autlior, ii. 274.
Carrizales, the place where the car-

rizos grow, ii. 182.
Carrizo, Francisco, ii. 166.
Carrizo plants, ii. 182.
Cartagena, town of, i. 8, 126.
Carthamus tinctoria, i. 51.
Car('i])ano, port of, i. 63, 66 : Public

works of, ii. 269.
Carving, ornamental, ii. 191.
Casa de campo, i. 113, 306.
Casa de Misericordia, i. 30.
Casa del Ingenio, i. 155.
Casa Mortuaria, i. 320.
Casanare, Nueva Granada, i. 128.
Casanas, Senor Diego, portrait

painter, ii. 124.
Cascades. See Waterfalls.
Casiquiare. See Brazo.
Castillo, Dr. P. P. del, author, ii. 275,
Castillo Libertador, el, capture of,

i. 149; ii. 113.
Castro, Julian, ii. 275.
Castro, Mr., i. 176.
Catalogue, Fine Art Exhibition, ii.

127, 245, 247, 289.
Catalogue of Illustrations of Venez-
uela, ii. 289.
Cataracts. See Waterfalls.
Catasetum, ii. 195.
Cathedral of Caracas, i. 32, 33 : Te

Deum in, i. 178, 320, 321.
Cdtia, proposed new port of, ii. 118.
Cdtia, village of, i. 275 ; ii. 149.
Catre, a night on a, i. 246.
Cattle, formerly plenty of in Aragua,
i. 161 : Present scarcity of, i. 163 :
Absence of, in the Tuy, i. 243 :
Immense herds of, in the Llanos,
i. 245.
Cattle-breeding, i. 50, 52, 64, 68, 72,
74, 75, 89 : Desirable location for,
i- 243, 244.
Cattle station, or hato, i. 250.
Cattleya, ii. 195, 200.
Cattleya mossiae, i. 263 : ii. 200.
Cattleya superba, Schomb., ii. 202.
Catuche river, i. 30, 317.
CaucbOj i. 51.

Caulin, Antonio, author, ii. 275.
Caura river, i. 78.
Cavalcade, a grotesque, i. 221 : A

goodly one, i. 247.
Caves, Caverns, &c.: ElEncantado, i.
59: Gujlcharos, i. 64-66: Rio-Negro,
i. 80 : El Gran Roque, i. 209 : Nai-
guatd, ii. 55, 56 : Pctare, 91, 92.



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INDEX.



Cayaurima, Indian chief, capture of,

ii. 167.
Cayo de Sal, LosKoques, i. 196, 214.
Cayo El Dorado, i. 278, 282, 284.
Cayo Grande (island), Orchila, i. 196 :

Salt works of, i. 197, 212.
Cazique of Cabritu, ii. 159.
Cazique of Cumana, ii. 152.
Cedar, i. 51.
Cedrela odorata, i. 293.
Cedro amargo tree, i. 293.
Cedro Blanco del Rio-Negro, i. 293.
Cedro dulce, or sweet cedar tree, i.

293-
C^dula real, ii. 170.
Celibacy, abolishment of, ii. 296.
Cemeteries, i. 30, 152, 225, 271; ii.

279.
Census. See Population.
Centinela, islet of, ii. 254.
Central American axes, ii. 294.
Central American revolutions, i. 180 ;

ii. 117.
Cereus Swartzii, ii. 176.
Cerpa, Don Diego Fernandez de, de-
feat and death of, ii. 159.
' Cerrito del Diablo,' anecdote of, i.

36.
Cerro Azul, mountain, 1. 59.
Cerro de la Vigia, ii. 114.
Cerro Duarte, ii. 26, 28 : Meseta of,

ii. 29, 68.
Chacaito, ravine of, ii. 233.
Chacao, village of, ii. 239.
Chacon, Don Jacinto, poet, ii. 230.
Chalcopy rites, ii. 186.
Challenge and countersign, i. 28, 119.
Chamberlain, Mrs., i. 86 : Murder of

the heroine, i. 87.
Chaparal, i. 172.
Charallave, battle of, i. 126.
Charallave creek, i. 244.
Charallave town, road to, i. 233 :

Backward state of, i. 235, 236, 241 :

Road through it, ii. 265.
Charcoal, i. 229.

Charcoal-burners, ii. 4, 12, 23, 30, 31.
Cliaves, college of, ii. 292.
Chaymas Indians, victory of, ii. 160.
Clieese, Venezuelan, i. 228 : How to

make it, i. 245.
Chemicals for rough analysis, i. 192,

201.
Chemical works of Cardcas, the, i.

112, note.
Cliewing, women, ii. 176.
Cliichivacoa, cape of, ii. 254.
Chigiiire, the, i. 76.



Chimanas, islands of, i. 62 ; ii. 253.
Chincha islands, Peru, i. 279, 281.
Cliinese coolies, i. 12, note.
Chiococca paniculata, ii. 242.
Chiq^uichique plant, i. 51.
Chirimoya fruit, i. 38, 51.
Chirinos, Seiior Rafael, author, ii.

275-
Chitty, Seaor Gaulterio, author, ii.

275, 291.
Cliloidia, ii. 195.
Cholera, i. 42.
Chondrorrhyncha, ii. 196.
Choro de Marare, i. 298.
Chuao, cacdo estate of, i. 32.
Chuchivero river, i. 78.
Church building, i. 21, 22, 33, 34,

42, 95-

Churches, i. 21, 22, 30, 32-36, 95,
126, 156, 163, 169, 246, 257, 306,
321 ; ii. 267.

Church of Rome, i. 30, 31, 43, 56 ; ii.
227, 296.

Chuspa, village of, ii. 156.

Chusquea, species of, ii. 60.

Chesquea Spencei, ii. 82, 83, 181,
191.

Chysis, ii. 196.

Cigarros. See Tobacco.

Cigars, See Tobacco.

Cincliona tree, ii. 189.

Circulo de Amigos, i. 115.

Cissus viatoruni, ii. 190.

Cities. See Towns.

Citrus limonium, i. 153.

Ciudad- Bolivar, or Angostura, i. 48:
Heat in, i. 49 : Its trade witli
Apure, i. 77 : Rise and fall of
Orinoco at, i. 78 : Historic import-
ance of, i. 81, 82 : Proposed rail-
way to, i. 90 : Capture of, i. 258 :
Proposed telegraph to, ii. 133 :
English attempts upon the city,
ii. 170, 171.

Civilized Indians, i. 79.

Civil war. See Revolutions.

Clarines, toA\ni of, its church, ii. 267.

Clerical seminary, i. 32, 57.

Climate, i. 49, 61, 63, 67, 68, 71, 72,
78, 109, 281,284; ii. 76, 115.

Clock-tower, i. 33.

Cloud effects, ii. 9, 11, 38.

Clubs, political, i. 147.

Club, tlie Union, i. 115; ii. 274, 278,

CiieiMidoi)horus nigrieolor, i. 208.

Coaches, i. 151, 170 : The tirst one to
enter the Tuy valley, i. 232.

Coal, i. 52: Anthracite, ii. 134:



INDEX.



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Bituminous, ii. 134 : Caunel, ii.

186.
Coal beds of Coro, i. 69 : Of Toas, i.

70 : Of Tachira, i. 74 : Of Cura-

michate, ii. 134.
Coal-mines of Nueva Barcelona, i.

63, 83, 98, 100, loi ; ii. 121 : Govern-
ment concessions to work them, ii.

256 : Engineer appointed to survey

them, ii. 268.
Coast-guard, station of the, i. 22.
Coast-line of Venezuela, i. 47, 273.
Coast of Venezuela, temperature on

the, i. 49.
Coast range of mountains, i. 47, 84 :

ii. 14.
Cobos, Alonso, the assassin, ii. 156.
C6bos, Cristdval, his punishment and

its results, ii. 166 : His resentment

to Rdjas, ii. 167.
Coccyzus landsbergi, i. 265 ; ii. 177.
Coche, island of, i. 67.
Coche, sugar estate of, i. 230.
Coche, the Peace of, i. 145, 230.
Cochineal, i. 53.
Cock-fighting, i. 37.
Cockpits, i. 38.
Cocoa-nut trees, i. 11, 51, 172; ii.

"3- .

Codazzi, Agustin, the geographer, i.
46, 49, 62, note: On the caves of
the Gudicharos, i. 64, 65 ; ii. 8, note :
His map of Guayana, ii. loi : Map
of Apure, ii. 144, 145, 275, 284,
287, 2S8.

Codera. See Cabo Codera.

Coffee cultivation, i. 39, 67, 68, 73 :
Mistakes made, i. 244 : System of
' arendetario,' i. 248 : Venezuelan
method of cultivation, i. 292-295 :
Cost, i. 295 : Profit, i. 296 ; ii. 171,
274, 283.

Coffee districts — Carabobo, i. 61 :
Yaracuy, i. 67 : Aragua, i. 153 : A
poor one, i. 1 72 : Macarisao, i. 234 :
Charallave, i. 236 : Cua, i. 243 :
Ocumare, i. 248 : Paracoto, i. 257 ;
Yare, i. 305 : Santa Teresa, i. 306 :
Santa Lucia, i. 307 : Mariches, i.
308.

Coffee estates — Blandin. i. 39 : Guay-
abo, i. 233 : Monte Verde, i. 235 :
El Deleite, of Nicanor Guardia, i.
242 : Of Pedro Condd, i. 244 : Mar-
are, i. 247 : La Vega, i. 254 : Alta-
gracia, i. 255 : El Mamon, i. 292 :
Milagro, i. 306 : El Volcan and
Santa Cruz, i 30S : Sans Souci, ii.90.



Coffee, exports of, i. 42, 71, 89.

Coffee lands, i. 73, 99, note, 153, 157,
298.

Coffee: Of greatest perfection, i. 11,
12, note, 39, 50, 51, 67, 68.

Coffee picking, i. 247, 294.

Coffee planting, i. 294; ii. 274.

Coffee shade trees. See Shade.

Coffee, transport of, i. 229, 247.

Coffee trees, i. 234, 245, 247 : The
height at which the tree produces
most coffee, i. 293, 295.

Coinage, copper, i. 215.

Coins, custom of boring holes in
coins, i. 188 : Mixed, i. 215 : Scar-
city of circulating medium, i. 254.

'Cojedes,' State of, i. 61, note ; ii. 265.

Cojoro, proposed new harbour of, ii.

r. '35-

Cold, extreme, i. 49; ii. 5, 11, 44.

Colear, the national sport of, ii. 93.

Coleridge, Mr William Hart, ii. 276.

CoLino, General Leon : Abortive re-
volution of, i. 69 : He takes Carora,
i. 149 : Joins Guzman, i. 259 :
What he said about Salazar, ii. 95.

Collado, Pablo, governor, ii. 163.

Coll, Seiior Jacinto Gutierrez, ii. 125,
note, 147.

Colleges, national, i. 57.

Colleges, i. 32, 57; ii. 171, 224.

College Seminary, ii. 171.

Colombia, independence of, i. 82, 131.

Colombia. See New Granada.

Colombus, his discovery of the Ame-
rican continent, i. 47; ii. 151.

Colon, i. 8.

Colon, Cristoval. See Colombus.

Colon, FeUciano Montenegro, ii. 276,
285.

Colon, territory of, i. 58, 219, note:
Resort of smugglers, i. 273 : Guano
Company's lease of islands of, i.
274 : Second government commis-
sion to, i. 274 : Author receives
invitation to join it, i. 275 : Deci'ce
forming territory, ii. 253.

Colonial history, i. 30; ii. 151-174-

Colonia Tovar, i. 59, 176 : Orchids
of, ii. 2n?, 209, 214, 219, 276.

Colonization, i. 176 : Proposed Eng-
lish, ii. 138-140: Spanish, ii. 155,
158, 169.

Colony of emigrants, a fine field for
a, i. 176.

' Columbiad,' the, ii. 223.

Commerce of Venezuela, i. 57-58.

Comparettia, ii. 196.



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INDEX.



'Concejo Administrador de Cardcas,'
i. 112.

Concerts, open air, i. 38.

Concessions. Sec Government.

Conchas, ii. 157.

Concurrencia, on tlie Plaza de Boli-
var, i. 221.

Cond^, General Pedro, estate of, i.
244 : His death, i. 244, note.

Cond^, Sefior Fabricio, i. 245.

Congress, i. 55, 56, 82, 119, 124, 130 :
Treats the Keforniistas witli great
vigour, i. 140 ; ii. 276 : Blanco's
message to Congress on the Church
of Rome question, ii. 297.

Conn, Mr Robert, vice - consul of
Puerto-Cabello, ii. 114.

Conocarpus erectus, ii. 176.

Conquistadores, lo.s, i. 92, 157 ; ii.

Conservative party, 1. 139 : Election
expedients of, i. 140 : Ups and
Downs of,i. 141-150: Road making
by, i. 230, 232 : It again takes the
field, i. 258 : Its successes, i. 259 :
Its signal defeat, i. 260-261 : Its
forces annihilated, i. 262 : What
the president said about it, ii.
99, 265.

Contraband, i. 58, 273; ii. 113, 117.

Contrabandistas, ii. 113.

Conucos, or cottage farms, i. 50, 75,
222, 237.

Convent, Franciscan, i. 85.

Convents, suppression of, ii. 296.

Conveyance of bullion, i. 223, 224.

Copaiba. See Balsam.

Copei, mountain of, i. 66.

Copey tree, i. 51.

Copl^, battle of, i. 144.

Copld, Boca de, i. 261.

Copper, i. 51, 52, 152: Carbonates
of, ii. 1S5-186.

Copper coins, i. 215, 216.

Copper mines of Aroa, i. 67-68 ; ii.
136-137, 185.

Copper, native, i. 152; ii. 186.

Copper ore, i. 152; ii. 137, 186.

Copper pyrites, ii. 186.

Copper, sulphate of, ii. 186.

Copper veins, i. 152.

Coquibacoa, province of, ii. 152.

Coral beds, i. 281.

Coral reef, i. 213, 284.

Corchorus hirtus, ii. 175.

Cordage, jilants which serve for, i.
51, 175, 222.

Cordia cyliudristachya, ii. 176.



Cordillera of the Andes. See Andes.
Cordillera of the Avila, ii. 30, 232,

239-
Cordillera of the Coast, i. 47 : Habi-
tations on the summit of road over,

222 ; ii. 73, 76.
Cordillera of Merida, i. 49, 50 : ii. 76.
Cordillera of New Granada, ii. 76.
Cordillera of Ocumare, ii. 238.
Cordillera, States of the, i. 71; ii. 269.
Cordillera, troops of the, i. 259.
Coro, city of, i. 69 : Ancient slave

market of, ii. 154 : Road from, ii.

269.
Coro, coast of, its discovery, ii. 151.
Coro, gulf of, i. 47, 69.
Coro, State of, i. 68 : Minerals of, ii.

69, 134, 185, 186.
Corocuro, island of, i. 78.
' Corona de Saugre,' i. 85-88.
Coronado, Senor Vicente, ii. 277, 291.
Corpo Cristo, Fiesta de, in Victoria,

i. 154.
Corro, Don Juan del, anecdote of, i.

r. 35-36-

Cortado de Rincon, i. 229.

Cortado de Totumo, i. 234, 257.

Cortes, Don Jos^ Manuel, poet, ii. 230.

Coryanthes, ii. 196.

Cosecha, la, i. 295.

Cotton, i. 12, note, 51, 229: 'Sea

Island,' ii. 277.
Cotton, cultivation of, in Barcelona,

i. 89, 97.
Cotton districts, 1. 67, 89, 98, 157,

306.
Cotton exports, i. 42, 89.
Cotton factory, a, i. 117.
Cotton ginning works, i. loi.
Cotton lands, i. 98, 157.
Court of appeal, i. 56.
Cows, scarcity of, in Venezuela, i.

243-
Cow-trce, i. 51 : Milk of, ii. 189.
Crab oil, ii. 189.
Crame, Brigadier Agustin, ii. 277,

284.
Cranichis, ii. 196.

Crespo, General Joaquin, i. 259-262.
Crevices on Naiguatsi, ii. 48, 50.
Cricket matches, military, i. 12.
Cruz, Senor Manuel, artist, ii. 247,

251-
Cryjiturus cervinivcntris (new bird),

i. 266 ; ii. 178.
Cua, town of, i. 237, 239, 241, 243 :

New road, ii. 265.
Cuartel, or guard - house, i. 28, 119 :



INDEX.



313



Saintly patroness of a, i. 229 : Sol-
diers of, i. 230, 275, 290.

Cubagua, island of, i. 67 : Discoverj'
of, ii. 151, 159.

' Cuban,' steamer, i. 14 : Wreck of,
i. 15, note.

Cuchivano, grotto of, i. 66.

Cucurbita maxima, i. 234.

Cuervo, Meliton, ii. 19, 73.

Cuicas Indians, subjugation of, ii.

'55-

Cultivation. See Agriculture.

Cuman^, ancient province of, ii. 152,
156, 159, 167, 169, 170.

Cumand, city of, i. 63, 64 : Eartli-
qnakes in, i. 64 : When founded,
i. 64.

Cumand, coasts of, i. 124.

Cunianil Indians, ii. 170.

Cumanii, State of, i. 63-64 : Its
caves, i. 64-66 : Proposed tele-
graph through, ii. 132 : Its islands,
ii. 253 : Lazaretto, ii. 269 : Port
Sucre, ii. 268 : Roads, ii. 269.

Cumanagota, coast of, its discoverj%
ii. 151.

Cumanagota Indians, their language,
i. 29 : Ancient burying grounds of,
i. 152 : Victory of, ii. 166 : Defeat
of, ii. 166 : Large army of, ii. 166,
169 : Missionary efforts to subju-
gate them, ii. 170 : Language of
the tribe, ii. 292-293.

Cunucunuma river, i. 78.

Cura. i'ce Villa de Cura.

Curamichate, Bridge of (Caracas), ii.
267.

Curamichate, coal-mines of, ii. 134.

Curamichate, port of, i. 148.

Curarigua, the country of, ii. 165.

Curataquiche, town of, its church,
ii. 287.

Curazao, i. 69, note ; i. 125, 146, 148:
The trade between Venezuela and,
ii. 113: Revolution hatchers of, ii.
117.

Curiosity of Venezuelans compared
with Americans, i. 193.

Currency, mongrel, i. 215-216.

Custom Houses. See Adiianas.

Customs, curious native, i. 93-95,
109, 114, 115, 188, 220, 226, 240,
302, 315 : At funerals, i. 320, 321.

Cutuciapon river, i. 232, note.

Cuyuni river, i. 78.

Cyenoches, ii. 196.

Cymbidium, ii. 197.

Cypenis brunneas, ii. 176.



Cyperus csesius, ii. 176.
Cyrtopera, ii. 197.
Cyrtopodium, ii. 197.



Dahlia, i. 38.

Dalla-Costa, General Juan, Presi-
dent of Guaj^ana, i. 259.

Dance, Mr. Charles Daniel, author,
ii. 277.

Dances, i. 113, 115, 224, 272, 297,
299 ; ii. 43.

Danish Government blamed for per-
mitting open shipment of arms
from Curazao, for Venezuelan in-
surgents, i. 69, note.

Danish man-of-war visits La Guayra,
i. 272.

Davallia concinna, ii. 181.

Davegno, Senor Francisco, artist, ii.
130, 246, 251.

Death penalty, abolishment of, for
political ofi'ences, i. 142.

Death-rate, i. 31, 32.

Debt, foreign and national, i. 58,
117, 145, 146; ii. 140, 146, 275, 291,
296.

Decorations. See Floral.

Delgadito dike, Zamora, ii. 269.

Delgado, Seiior Elias, ii. 277.

Delmonte, Don Felix Maria, ii. 230.

Delta of the Orinoco, i. 50, 64, 78.

Demerara, cost of producing raw
sugar in, i. 168.

Desayuno, el, i. 152 ; ii. 28.

Descerazar, maquina para, i. 295.

Desman thus, i. 156.

Diabase or hyperstheine, i. 207.

' Dia de cumpleanos,' i. 188.

Dias, Alonso, founds Valencia, ii.

154-
Diaz, Dr. Lisandro, murder of, i. 259.
Diaz, Jos^ A., author, ii. 277.
Diaz, Josd Domingo, author, i. 277.
Diaz, Sebastian, ii. 166.
Diaz, Senor M. V., ii. 277.
Diaz, Senor Ramon, historian, ii.277.
Dicliaia, ii. 197.

Diorite, i. 207 : Implements of, ii. 294.
Diplomatic corps, i. 115, 178, 189,

218: Author's dinner to, i. 222, 223,

272, 315. 3i8._
Discorea alata, i. 234.
Dish, the national, i. 233: Analysis

of, 234, 318.
Dividive, i. 51 ; ii. 171.
Docks, i. II.
Dodonoe trialata, ii. 242.



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INDEX.



Dog, instinct of a, i. 304.
Dogs, i. 39, 52- .
Dominguez, Don Luis L.,poet,u. 230.
Domiuguez, Dr. Rafael, author, i.

317-
Dominica, island of, i. 11.
Dominican mission, ii. 152.
Dormitory, a strange, i. 246, 257,

285 ; ii. 10.
Dos Aquadas road, i. 211.
Dr^go river, ii. 151.
Dragon's-blood, i. 51.
Drake, Sir Francis, sacks Cardcas, ii.

168, 169.
Drama, ii. 277.
Drawings. See Venezuelan Fine

Arts Exhibition.
Dress, i. 93, 113.
Drugs, export of, ii. 171.
Dry season, the, i. 49, 293 ; ii. 40.
Ducharme, General, i. 150.
'Dudley Buck,' steamer, i. 83, 104.
Dutch Government. See Danish.
Dyewoods, i. 51, 89; ii. 171.



Eagle, i. 52.

Earthquake-proof buildhigs, i. 17, 25,

33-

Earthquakes, i. 28, 33, 53 : In Cu-
mauci, i. 64 : Barquisimeto, i. 68 :
San Cristobal, i. 74, note: Valencia,
i. 164 : Cardcas, i. 187, 190, 318: On
Naiguatii, traces of, ii. 51 : Confir-
mation of established tlieory re-
garding, ii. 55 : Dr. A. Kojas on,
ii. 287."

Eastwick, Mr. Edward B., author,
ii. 277, 278.

Ebony, i. 51.

Eche.suria, Alejandro, ii. 172.

Echeverria, Don Esteban,j)oct,ii.230.

Ecuador, liepublic of, i. 82 ; ii. 278.

Eden, an earthly, i. 30, 294.

Education, i. 31, 32, 57 : Compul-
sory, i. 219: ii. loi, 102: Of women,
ii. 172 : Laws relating to, ii. 278.

Educational establishments, i. 32, 57.

Eels, electrical, mode of capture,
i. 60.

'El Americano,' newspaper, ii.
270.

'El Balcon,' Naiguata, ii. 53.

*E1 Boqueron,' pass of, i. 59.

'El Calvario,' Naiguatd, ii. 33.

'El Cambour,' inn of, i. 171.

' El Casino,' public garden, i. 38.

' EI Cerrito del Diablo,' i. 36.



' El Chingo, ' meaning of the expres-
sion, i. 259, wjte.

'El Constitucional,' newspaper, i.
134- .

'El Diario de Cardcas,' newspaper,
i. 65, note.

El Dorado, i. 52, 92 : Expeditions to
search for, ii. 154, 158-160, 165, 225.

Elections, State, i. 55 : Strange form
of liberty of elections, i. 147, note.

El Encantado, caves of, i. 59 ; ii.

90-93-

' Elephant's head,' Silla, ii. 7.

'El Gran Mariscal,' or The Great
Marshal, i. 69.

El Gran Roque, island of, i. 58, 193:
Boyd's house on, i. 201 : "Topography
of, i. 20 1 : Scarcity of water on, i.
202: Mineral deposits on, i. 202 :
Lighthouse on, i. 203: Rat hunt on,
i. 205 : Valuable part of, i. 207 :
Ernst on the formation of, i. 207 :
Guano on, i. 207 : Fauna and flora
of, i. 208 : Excessive heat on, i.
208: Phosphates on, i. 211.

Elleanthus, ii. 197.

El Mamon, coffee estate of, i. 292.

'El Museo Venezolano,' periodical,



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