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History of Mexico (Volume 1) (Paperback) Loot Price: R461 Discovery Miles 4 610
History of Mexico (Volume 1) (Paperback): Hubert Howe Bancroft
History of Mexico (Volume 1) (Paperback): Hubert Howe Bancroft

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Hubert Howe Bancroft

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. RETURN OF GRIJALVA. A NEW EXPEDITION ORGANIZED. 1518. Refusal Of Grijalva To Settle?Ai.varado Sent Back To Cuba?Grijalva Continues His Discovery?After Reaching The Province Of Panuco He Turns Back?Touching At The Rio Goazacoalco, Tonala, The Laguxa De Terminos, And Chamfoton, The Expedition Returns To Cuba?Grijalva Traduced And Discharged?A New Expedition Planned?Velazquez Sends To Santo Domingo And Spain?CharacTers Of Velazquez And Grijalva Contrasted?Candidates For The Captaincy Of Thb New Expedition?The Alcalde Of Santiago SucCessful?His Standing At That Time. At various places during this expedition, notably where is now Vera Cruz, and at the River Tabasco, both in coming and returning, Grijalva's men begged permission to settle and subdue the country. In their desire to remain they pictured to themselves all the pleasures of the abandoned crew of Ulysses, in a land as happy as that of which Horace sang, where Ceres decked untilled fields with sheaves and Bacchus revelled under purple-clustered vines. And they were angry with their commander for not breaking the instructions which forbade his colonizing. Pedro de Alvarado was particularly chafed by the restraint, though he kept his temper until he obtained permission to return to Cuba with one of the vessels1 which had become unseaworthy, so as to report to the governor the progress of the discovery, and obtain recruits and fresh supplies, with permission to found a colony. Beside some fifty sick persons, all the gold, cotton, and other articles obtained from the natives 1 Hcrrera says it was the San Sebastian; OvieUo, the Trinidad. ALVARADO RETURNS TO CUBA. 29 thus far were placed in Alvarado's ship, which sailed the 24th of June. The remainder of the expedition continued its now north-westwa...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Hubert Howe Bancroft
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 344
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-22214-3
Barcode: 9780217222143
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-22214-5

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