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the Creek nation, some of them kindred to the loyalists who fell victims to their fidelity to the Stuarts, embarked for America, and established New Inverness, in Darien, ‘Where wild Altama murmured to their woe.’ Within a few weeks, a new company of three 1736 Feb. 6 hundred emigrants, conducted by Oglethorpe himself, whose orks and poles in Chap XXIV.} regular rows—a tight and convenient shelter for the emigrants. It was but ten miles from Frederica to the Scottish settlement at Darien. To give heart to them by his presence, Oglethorpe, in the Highland costume, sailed up the Alatamaha; and all the Highlanders, as they perceived his approach, ass and bonfires, and his head selected as the favorite ornament for signposts. Meantime, he took and demolished Fort Chagre, on 1740. this side of the Isthmus of Darien; but without result; for the gales near Cape Horn had prevented the coop eration of Anson at Panama. The victory, in its effects, was sad for the northern colo<