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The Spanish Settlements Within the Present Limits of the United States; Florida 1562-1574 (Paperback) Loot Price: R400
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The Spanish Settlements Within the Present Limits of the United States; Florida 1562-1574 (Paperback): Woodbury Lowery

The Spanish Settlements Within the Present Limits of the United States; Florida 1562-1574 (Paperback)

Woodbury Lowery

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1905. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... First Republic in America, p. 88, Genesis of the United States, vol. ii., p. 947). It is only necessary to consult a map of the Chesapeake with its many rivers and creeks, both large and small, flowing into it from the west to see how improbable it is that a vessel delayed in its voyage by stress of weather and short of provisions would ascend it to the Potomac before making harbour, and how readily the vague data of the letter can be applied to any of its numerous affluents, both as to the landing-place, the site of the mission, and the distance to the Alleghanies. In the absence of further particulars the term "braco de mar por donde se ha de passar" can refer to the estuaries of the James, the York, Mobjack Bay, Piankatank River, and the Rappahannock as well as to the Potomac, into some small river either above or below the mouth of any of which the Jesuits may have entered, since no direction is given. While it is equally impossible to assert that the rivers visited by the Jesuits were not the Potomac and the Rappahannock, yet in view of the absence of any substantial evidence to establish their identity the question must remain an open one until more definite information is produced, notwithstanding the high authority of Dr. Shea. APPENDIX FF MAPA DE LA FLORIDA Y LAGUNA DE MAIMI DONDE SE HA DE HACER UN FUERTE (ARCH. GEN. DE INDIAS, SEVILLE, EST. 145, CAJ. 7, LEG. 7) This map is anonymous, undated, and unaccompanied by data of any description. The coast names on the map, reading from east to west, are: s helena (Santa Elena), ahoya. b de los baxos (Bahia de los Bajos). cofonufo. hospogahe (Espogache of the Relations), asao. Guadalquini. Ballenas. S pedro (San Pedro). Sena. S mateo. S agustin. matancas (Matanzas). moysquitos (Mosquitos). cabo de canabera...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Woodbury Lowery
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 172
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-50519-5
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-150-50519-2
Barcode: 9781150505195

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