A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus, Volume 1

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A. and W. Galignani, 1828 - Biography & Autobiography
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At the time this book was written, Irving was attache of the U.S. government in Madrid, and because of his skill in Spanish, he was asked to translate Navarrete's "Voyages of Columbus" into English ... Read full review

Contents

Birth Parentage and Education of
5
Early Life of Columbus
15
Progress of Discovery under Prince
27
Residence of Columbus at Lisbon
40
Grounds on which Columbus founded
52
Correspondence of Columbus with
66
vol i
74
Propositions of Columbus to
78
BOOK IV
235
Cruize among the Bahama Islands
264
Further Coasting of Cuba
279
Search after the supposed Island
291
Discovery of Hispaniola
300
Coasting of Hispaniola
312
Shipwreck 3a 1
321
Transactions with the Natives
328

Departure of Columbus from Por
87
BOOK II
95
CharactersofFerdinand and Isabella
101
Propositions of Columbus to
109
Columbus before the Council at Sala
117
Further Applications at the Court
131
Application to the Duke of Medina
144
Application to the Court at the time
154
Arrangement with the Spanish Sov
165
Preparations for the Expedition
175
Continuation of the Voyage Varia
195
Continuation of the Voyage
202
Continuation of the Voyage Dis
215
Building of the Fortress of La Navidad
339
Regulation of the Fortress of La Nav
347
BOOK V
355
Chatter u Return Voyage Violent Storms
371
Transactions at the Island of St
384
Arrival at Portugal Visit to
391
Reception of Columbus at Palos 47
407
Reception of Columbus by the Spanish
415
Chapter VH Sojourn of Columbus at Barcelona
425
Papal Bull of Partition Prepara
435
Diplomatic Negotiations between
450
Further Preparations for the Second
459

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