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Ojeda founds the Colony of San SebastianBeleagured by the Indians
80
Alonzo de Ojeda supposed by the Savages to have a charmed lifeTheir experiment to try the fact
83
Arrival of a strange ship at San Sebastian
85
Factions in the ColonyA Convention made
87
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89
Toilsome March of Ojeda and his Companions through the morasses of Cuba
91
Ojeda performs his vow to the Virgin
94
Arrival of Ojeda at JamaicaHis reception by Juan de Esquibel
96
Arrival of Alonzo de Ojeda at San DomingoConclusion of his Story
98
DIEGO DE NICUESA Chap I Nicuesa sails to the WestwardHis Shipwreck and subse quent Disasters
102
Nicuesa and his men on a desolate Island
105
Arrival of a BoatConduct of Lope de Olano
107
Nicuesa rejoins his Crews
109
Sufferings of Nicuesa and his men on the Coast of the Isthmus
111
Expedition of the Bachelor Enciso in search of the Seat of Government of Ojeda
115
The Bachelor hears unwelcome tidings of his destined Ju risdiction
119
Crusade of the Bachelor Eiiciso against the Sepulchres
121
The Bachelor Enciso undertakes the CommandHis down
127
Catastrophe of the unfortunate Nicuesa
133
Expedition to CoybaVasco Nunez receives the daughter
141
Expedition of Vasco Nunez in quest of the Golden Temple
149
Further Factions in the ColonyArrogance of Alonzo
157
Expedition in quest of the Southern Sea
164
Vasco Nunez marches to the shores of the South Sea
172
Further Adventures and Exploits of Vasco Nunez
181
Transactions in SpainPedrarias Davila appointed to
192
Arrival and grand Entry of Don Pedrarias Davila into
199
Calamities of the Spanish Cavaliers at Darien
206
Letters from the King in favor of Vasco NunezArrival
214
Unfortunate enterprises of the Officers of Pedrarias
225
Cruise of Vasco Nunez in the Southern SeaRumors
232
Chap XXVIILTrial of Vasco Nuiiez
239
Valdivia and his Companions
246
Micer Codro the Astrologer
259
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262
Juan Ponce rules with a strong handExasperation of the IndiansTheir experiment to prove whether the Spaniards were mortal
266
Conspiracy of the CaciquesFate of Sotomayor
269

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Página 444 - Isabella, our sovereigns ; and they were pleased to furnish me the necessary equipment of men and ships, and to make me their admiral over the said ocean, in all parts lying to the west of an imaginary line, drawn from pole to pole, a hundred leagues west of the Cape de Verde and Azore Islands...
Página 147 - It is navigated by people who have vessels almost as large as yours, and furnished, like them, with sails and oars. All the streams which flow down the southern side of those mountains into that sea abound in gold ; and the kings who reign upon its borders eat and drink out of golden vessels. Gold, in fact, is as plentiful and common among those people of the south as iron is among you Spaniards.
Página 446 - X with an S over it. and an M with a Roman A over it, and over that an S, and then a Greek Y, with an S over it, with its lines and points as is my custom, as may be seen by my signatures, of which there are many, and it will be seen by the present one. He shall only write " the Admiral," whatever other titles the king may have conferred on him.
Página 170 - It was indeed one of the most sublime discoveries that had yet been made in the New World, and must have opened a boundless field of conjecture to the wondering Spaniards. The imagination delights to picture forth the splendid confusion of their thoughts.

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