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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol.III

A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol.III
Title: A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol.III
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Serie:A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels
Genre: historical
Annotation:GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, ARRANGED IN SYSTEMATIC ORDER: FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF NAVIGATION, DISCOVERY, AND COMMERCE, BY SEA AND LAND, FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT TIME. BY ROBERT KERR, F.R.S. & F.A.S. EDIN. ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND CHARTS. VOL. III.
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  1. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III by Robert Kerr
  2. PART II. (CONTINUED)
  3. BOOK II. HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA, AND OF SOME OF THE EARLY CONQUESTS IN THE NEW WORLD
  4. CHAPTER I. HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA, BY CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS; WRITTEN BY HIS SON DON FERDINAND COLUMBUS
  5. INTRODUCTION
  6. THE AUTHORS PREFACE
  7. SECTION I. Of the Country, Original, and Name of Admiral Christopher Columbus; with other particulars of his Life previous to his arrival in Portugal
  8. SECTION II. Of his first coming to Portugal, and the cause or motives of his proposing to discover the West Indies
  9. SECTION III. The Admiral, being disgusted by the procedure of the King of Portugal, in regard to the proposed Discovery, offers his services to the Court of Spain
  10. SECTION IV 19 . Narrative of the first voyage of Columbus, in which he actually discovered the New World
  11. SECTION VI. Second Voyage of Columbus to the West Indies
  12. SECTION VII. Account of the Antiquities, Ceremonies, and Religion of the Natives of Hispaniola, collected by F. Roman, by order of the Admiral
  13. SECTION VIII. The Admiral returns to Spain, from his Second Voyage
  14. SECTION IX. Account of the Admirals third Voyage, during which he discovered the Continent of Paria; with the occurrences to his arrival in Hispaniola
  15. SECTION X. An account of the Rebellion in Hispaniola, previous to the arrival of the Admiral
  16. SECTION XI. Continuation of the Troubles after the return, of the Admiral to Hispaniola, to their Adjustment
  17. SECTION XII. Transactions in Hispaniola subsequent to the settlement of the disturbances, until the sending of Columbus in irons to Spain
  18. SECTION XIII. Account of the Fourth Voyage of Columbus to the West Indies
  19. CHAPTER II. ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST DISCOVERY OF AMERCIA, BY CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS; FROM THE HISTORY OF THE WEST INDIES, BY ANTONIO BE HERRERA, HISTORIOGRAPHER TO THE KING OF SPAIN
  20. SECTION I. Of the Knowledge of the Ancients respecting the New World
  21. SECTION II. Of the Motives which led Columbus to believe that there were unknown Countries
  22. SECTION III. Columbus proposes his Design to the King and Queen of Spain; which, after many Repulses, is adopted by the Queen
  23. SECTION IV. Conditions granted to Columbus by the Crown of Castile, and an Account of his first Voyage, in which he discovered the New World
  24. SECTION V. Continuation of the Voyage; the signs of approaching land; the people mutiny, and the Admiral endeavours to appease them
  25. SECTION VI. Admiral Columbus discovers the Island of San Salvador, the Conception, Ferdinandina, Isabella, and others; with a Description of these islands, and some account of the Natives
  26. SECTION VII. Discovery of Cuba and Hispaniola, and Desertion of Martin Alonzo Pinzon
  27. SECTION VIII. Farther Discovery of Hispaniola: Simplicity of the Natives: Kind reception from the Cacique
  28. SECTION IX. The Admiral builds a Fort in Hispaniola, and prepares for his return to Spain
  29. SECTION X. Account of the voyage home, from Hispaniola to Lisbon
  30. SECTION XI. From the arrival of Columbus at Lisbon, till the commencement of his second voyage to the New World
  31. SECTION XII. Second Voyage of Columbus to the West Indies, and establishment of Isabella, the first European colony in the New World
  32. SECTION XIII. Columbus proceeds to explore the Coast of Cuba, discovers the Island of Jamaica, and returns to Isabella in Hispaniola
  33. SECTION XIV. Summary of Occurrences in Hispaniola, to the return of Columbus into Spain from his second Voyage
  34. SECTION XV. Conclusion of the Discoveries of Columbus
  35. CHAPTER III. THE VOYAGES OF AMERICUS VESPUCIUS TO THE NEW WORLD 140
  36. INTRODUCTION
  37. SECTION I. The first Voyage of Americus Vespucius
  38. SECTION II. The Second Voyage of Americas Vespucius
  39. SECTION III. The Third Voyage of Americus Vespucius
  40. SECTION IV. The Fourth Voyage of Americus Vespucius
  41. CHAPTER IV. SUMMARY OF THE DISCOVERIES AND SETTLEMENTS OF THE SPANIARDS IN THE WEST INDIES, FROM THE DEATH OF COLUMBUS, TO THE EXPEDITION OF HERNANDO CORTES AGAINST MEXICO
  42. INTRODUCTION 198
  43. SECTION I. Improvements made in the colony of Hispaniola by Nicholas de Obando, and the great value of Gold produced in that Island during his Government
  44. SECTION II. Settlement of the Island of Porto Rico, under the command of Juan Ponce de Leon
  45. SECTION III. Don James Columbus is appointed to the Government of the Spanish Dominions in the West Indies
  46. SECTION IV. Settlement of a Pearl-Fishery at the Island of Cubagua
  47. SECTION V. Alonzo de Hojeda and Diego de Nicuessa are commissioned to make Discoveries and Settlements in the New World, with an account of the adventures and misfortunes of Hojeda
  48. SECTION VI. The History of Fasco Nugnez de Balboa, and the establishment by his means of the Colony of Darien
  49. SECTION VII. The Adventures, Misfortunes, and Death of Don Diego de Nicuessa, the founder of the Colony of Nombre de Dios
  50. SECTION VIII. The Conquest and Settlement of the Island of Cuba by Diego Velasquez
  51. SECTION IX. The Strange Expedition of Juan Ponce de Leon to Discover the Fountain of Youth, in which he Discovered Florida and the Bahama Channel
  52. SECTION X. The Martyrdom of two Dominican Friars on the coast of Venezuela, through the Avarice of the Spaniards
  53. SECTION XI. Discoveries on the Continent of America by command of Velasquez, under the conduct of Francis Hernandez de Cordova
  54. SECTION XII. Farther Discoveries on the Continent by Juan Grijalva, under the orders of Velasquez, by which a way is opened to Mexico or New Spain
  55. CHAPTER V. HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY AND CONQUEST OF MEXICO, WRITTEN IN THE YEAR 1568, BY CAPTAIN BERNAL DIAZ DEL CASTILLO, ONE OF THE CONQUERORS
  56. INTRODUCTION
  57. PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR
  58. SECTION I. Expedition of Hernandez de Cordova, in 1517
  59. SECTION II. Expedition of Juan de Grijalva in 1518
  60. SECTION III. Commencement of the Expedition of Hernando Cortes for the Conquest of Mexico, in 1518
  61. SECTION IV. Arrival of the Armament at St Juan de Ulua, and account of Occurrences at that Place
  62. SECTION V. The Spanish Army advances into the Country, and an account of their Proceedings before commencing the March to Mexico
  63. Notes


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