A Venture Too Far

By Julia Keay.

Scotland has a parliament once more.

Three hundred years ago, political union was forced upon a bankrupt nation.

Half of Scotland's wealth and thousands of lives had been lost in a disastrous venture which attempted to set up a Scottish trading colony in Panama on the Isthmus of Darien.

This tragic story is brought to life as a moving drama for the dawn of devolution.

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By Julia Keay.

Scotland has a parliament once more.

Three hundred years ago, political union was forced upon a bankrupt nation.

Half of Scotland's wealth and thousands of lives had been lost in a disastrous venture which attempted to set up a Scottish trading colony in Panama on the Isthmus of Darien.

This tragic story is brought to life as a moving drama for the dawn of devolution.