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I.—Reconnoitring Expedition of Juan Ponce
de Leon to the Island of Boriquen -
II.-Juan Ponce de Leon Aspires to the Gov-
ernment of Porto Rico . - -
III.-Juan Ponce Rules with a Strong Hand—
Exasperation of the Indians—Their
Experiment to Prove Whether the
Spaniards were Mortal . - -
IV.-Conspiracy of the Caciques—Fate of

Sotomayor . - - - - -
V.-War of Juan Ponce with the Cacique
Agueybaná . - -

VI.-Juan Ponce de Leon Hears of a Wonder-
ful Country and Miraculous Fountain.
VII.--Cruise of Ponce de Leon in Search of the
Fountain of Youth - -
VIII.-Expedition of Juan Ponce against the
Caribs—His Death - - - -

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. III.-Fernando Columbus
. IV.-Age of Columbus
. V.-Lineage of Columbus
. VI.-Birthplace of Columbus
. VII.-The Colombos - -
. VIII.-Expedition of John of Anjou
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APPENDIX.

. I.-Transportation of the Remains of Co

lumbus from San Domingo to Havana II.-Notice of the Descendants of Columbus

IX. —Capture of the Venetian Galleys by
Colombo the Younger - -
X.—Amerigo Vespucci.
XI.-Martin Alonzo Pinzon. - -
XII.-Rumor of the Pilot Said to have Died
in the House of Columbus
XIII.-Martin Behem . - - -
XIV.-Voyages of the Scandinavians. -
XV.-Circumnavigation of Africa by the
Ancients - - - - - -
XVI.-Of the Ships of Columbus - -
XVII.-Route of Columbus in his First
Voyage - -

. XVIII.-Principles upon Which the Sums

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No.
No.
. XXII.-Sir John Mandeville
No.
No.

Mentioned in This Work have been Re-
duced into Modern Currency
XIX. —Prester John
XX. —Marco Polo. - -
XXI.-The Work of Marco Polo

XXIII.-The Zones - -
XXIV.-Of the Atalantis of Plato

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292
295
297

No. XXV.–The Imaginary Island of St. Bran-
dan - - - - - -
No. XXVI. –The Island of the Seven Cities
No. XXVII.–Discovery of the Island of
Maderia - - - - - - -
No. XXVIII. – Las Casas
No. XXIX.–Peter Martyr .
No. XXX. –Oviedo -
No. XXXI. –Cura de Los Palacios - -
No. XXXII. –“Navigatione del Re de Castiglia
delle Isole e Paese Nuovamente Ritrovate''
–“Navigatio Christophori Colombi.”
No. XXXIII. –Antonio de Herrera -
No. XXXIV. – Bishop Fonseca . - - -
No. XXXV. –On the Situation of the Terrestrial
Paradise - - - -
No. XXXVI. –Will of Columbus - -
No. XXXVII.–Signature of Columbus . -
No. XXXVIII. –Manifesto of Alonso de Ojeda
INDEX . - - - - - - - -

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TIlustrations.

PAGE

AMERICUs VESPUCCIUs. - - . Frontispiece

NATIVES MOULDING IMAGES - - - - 2O Redrawn from De Bry’s “Voyages.”

PortRAIT of JUAN DE GRIJALvA - - - 53 Redrawn from Herrera's “History of the West Indies.”

Portrait of Montezuma . - - - . 56 From De Solis’ “Istoria della Conquista del Messico.”

cAcIQUE GoING to RECEIVE PONce DE LEoN . 7o

Redrawn from Montani’s “America.”

Ponce DE LEON's MEN KILLING SEA wolves. 92 Redrawn from De Bry’s “Voyages.”

Monum ENT TO COLUMBUS IN Genoa - - 96

Portrait of HERNANDO CORTEz - - . I4O Redrawn from De Solis’ “Istoria della Conquista del Messico.”

TITLE-PAGE OF THE USUALLY TERMED METRIcAL version of columbus' LETTER, By GULIANA DATI—DATED October 26, 1493. 352

Last PAGE OF AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER OF
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, PRESERVED IN
THE COLUMBIAN LIBRARY, AT SEVILLE . 388

vol. v. 1x

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