The companions of Columbus. The Crayon miscellany (Google eBook)

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1881
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Contents

Prosecution of the VoyageReturn to Spain
81
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
86
Factions in the ColonyA Convention made
87
1499
89
Toilsome March of Ojeda and his Companions through the morasses of Cuba
91
Ojeda performs his voir to the Virgin
94
Arrival of Ojeda at JamaicaHis reception by Juan de Esquibel
96
ALONZO DE OJEDA
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 Enciso against the Sepulchres
121
The Bachelor Enciso undertakes the CommandHis down
127
VASCO NUNEZ DE BALBOA
138
Vasco Nunez hears of a Sea beyond the Mountains
145
Arrival and grand Entry of Don Pedrarias Davila into
148
Disaster on the Black RiverIndian plot against Darien
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 NuHez
181
Chap XVILPerfidious Conduct of Don Pedrarias towards Vasco
203
Second Expedition of Vasco Nunez in quest of the Golden
210
Transactions in SpainPedrarias Davila appointed to
216
Expedition of Morales and Pizarro to the shores of
217
Unfortunate enterprises of the Officers of Pedrarias
225
Vasco Nunez and the Astrologer Ilia return to Acla
237
Execution of Vasco Nunez
243
Hicib Cooro the Astrologer
259

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