History of Florida from Its Discovery by Ponce de Leon, in 1512, to the Close of the Florida War, in 1842
J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1871 - 350 páginas
A comprehensive history of Florida told in narrative style from the viewpoint of one living in the 1870s. It covers events from Ponce de Leon's discovery to just before the Civil War.
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Página 268 - The United States will cause satisfaction to be made for the injuries, if any, which, by process of law, shall be established to have been suffered by the Spanish officers, and individual Spanish inhabitants, by the late operations of the American army in Florida.
Página 210 - His Britannic Majesty, on his side, agrees to grant the liberty of the Catholic religion to the inhabitants of Canada ; he will, consequently, give the most precise and most effectual orders that his new Roman Catholic subjects may profess the worship of their religion, according to the rites of the Romish Church, as far as the laws of Great Britain permit.
Página 211 - Catahouchee and Flint rivers meet, to the source of St. Mary's river, and by the course of the said river to the Atlantic ocean ; and to the east and south by the » Atlantic ocean and the gulf of Florida, including all islands within six leagues of the sea coast.
Página 110 - In the midst of this house is a hearth, where they make great fires all night, and they sleep upon certain pieces of wood, hewn in for the bowing of their backs and another place made high for their heads, which they put one by another all along the walls on both sides.
Página 109 - The Floridians when they travell, have a kinde of herbe dried, who with a cane and an earthen cup in the end, with fire, and the dried herbs put together, doe sucke thorow the cane the smoke thereof, which smoke satisfieth their hunger, and...
Página 268 - The inhabitants of the territories which His Catholic Majesty cedes to the United States by this treaty shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States...
Página 66 - The river was almost half a league broad. If a man stood still on the other side, it could not be discerned whether he was a man or no. The river was of great depth, and of a strong current : the water was always muddy : there came down the river continually many trees and timber, which the force of the water and stream brought down.
Página 291 - ... o'clock in the morning. Our advanced guard had passed the ground without halting, when the General and his staff came upon one of the most appalling scenes that can be imagined. We first saw some broken and scattered...