According to the legend, which is contained in his writings Ekskvemelin and Charlevoix, prezidentPanamy could not believe how four hundred robbers without artillery were able to take seemingly impregnable city. He sent to the pirate to the leader of truce with the request to tell how he was able to grab such a strong reinforcement. Morgan met very friendly messenger, gave him the "French rifle length of four and a half feet, firing bullets weighing sixteen pieces per pound, and bandolier with thirty charges, also French, and other accessories. Presented gifts, Morgan conveyed through this messenger to the president, which gives him a gun, and that in a year or two would come to Panama. The President, in response to Morgan sent a gift: a gold ring with an emerald; he thanked Morgan reported that Panama he could not do the same thing with Puerto Bello, even if Morgan will be able to come to the city. "