Memorials of Columbus; Or, A Collection of Authentic Documents of that Celebrated Navigator: Now First Published from the Original Manuscripts, by Order of the Decurions of Genoa

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Treuttel and Wurtz, Treuttel, jun. and Richter, 1823 - America - 255 pages
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Page 174 - ... said line towards the west and south, be in the actual possession of any Christian king or prince up to the birthday of our Lord Jesus Christ just past from which the present year one thousand four hundred and ninety-three begins.
Page 84 - Don Ferdinand and Donna Isabella, by the grace of God King and Queen of Castile, Leon, Aragon, Sicily, Granada, Toledo, Valencia, Galicia, Majorca, Seville, Sardinia, Cordova, Corsica, Murcia, Jaen...
Page 1 - ... our command is executed. Given in our city of Granada, on the thirtieth day of the month of April, in the year of the nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ one thousand four hundred and ninety-two. I the King. I the Queen. I...
Page 126 - Corsica, Murcia, Jaen, Algarbe, Algeciras, Gibraltar, and the Canary Islands ; Count and Countess of Barcelona ; Lords of Biscay and Molina...
Page 225 - ... many times prayed Their Highnesses that they would send there at my cost someone who might have charge of the administration of justice, and after I had found the alcalde in revolt, I asked this again, or for some men or at least for some servant, bearing their letters, since my reputation is such that although I were to build churches and hospitals, they would always be called lairs for robbers.
Page xix - Ptolemy, but is much more westerly," the learned believe that he reached the coast of Greenland; and thus, without being aware of it, found himself in that new world, which he afterwards discovered with so much courage and good fortune. He undertook several other voyages, especially to Guinea, to England, and to the islands possessed by Spain and Portugal in the western ocean. And these voyages were, no doubt, a real school to this great man. He took notes of every thing he saw, compared them with...
Page 232 - ... with his inordinate cupidity, have caused him to fail therein. "I have already said that I wrote to him and to the friars, and immediately set out, as I told him, almost alone, because all the people were with the Adelantado, and likewise in order to prevent suspicion on his part. When he heard this, he seized Don Diego and sent him on board a caravel loaded with irons, and did the same to me upon my arrival, and afterwards to the Adelantado when he came; nor did I speak to him any more, nor...
Page 38 - ... the said trade and traffic shall be held and conducted; and if by the preeminence of his office of Admiral it may belong to him to know of such suit, it may please your Highnesses that he or his deputy, and no other judge, may take cognizance of the said suit, and thus it is decreed henceforth.
Page 30 - These are executed and despatched with the responses of your Highnesses at the end of each article in the town of Santa Fe de la Vega de Granada, on the seventeenth day of April in the year of the nativity of our Saviour Jesus Christ one thousand four hundred and ninety-two. I, the King. I, the Queen. By order of the King and of the Queen. Juan de Coloma. Registered Calcena.
Page 43 - Spains, patron and gjide of the Kings of Castile and of Leon;* and likewise to the honor and reverence of all the other Saints of the Celestial Court; as man, by whatever knowledge he may have of the world, can not, according to nature, completely know what God is, but may know Him by seeing and contemplating His wonders and the works and deeds which He performed and performs every day, because all the works are the effect of His power and are governed by His wisdom and maintained by His goodness;...

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