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jungle, to be brought to light as exploration, which must necessarily be a work of time, proceeds.
letters speak of another massive reef having been found two miles below
the reduction works ; concerning which, one of our mining captains
writes, that it is one of the finest he has ever seen. Operations upon
this reef must be deferred until the new road to the western boundary,
now being constructed, has been finished.