Memorials of Columbus; Or, A Collection of Authentic Documents of that Celebrated Navigator: Now First Published from the Original Manuscripts, by Order of the Decurions of Genoa

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Treuttel and Wurtz, Treuttel, jun. and Richter, 1823 - 255 Seiten
 

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Seite 178 - ... said line towards the west and south, be in the actual possession of any Christian king or prince up to the birthday of our Lord Jesus Christ just past from which the present year one thousand four hundred and ninety-three begins.
Seite 48 - He performed and performs every day, because all the works are the effect of His power and are governed by His wisdom and maintained by His goodness; and so, man may understand that God is the beginning, the middle and end of all things; and that they are included in Him and He maintains each one in that state in which He placed it in the order (of the world), and all stand in need of Him and He of none, and He can change them whenever it may be agreeable to His will; and He...
Seite 5 - ... our command is executed. Given in our city of Granada, on the thirtieth day of the month of April, in the year of the nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ one thousand four hundred and ninety-two. I the King. I the Queen. I...
Seite 154 - Cavaliers, Esquires and other persons, who by our command are in the Indies: we send you thither Juan Aguado, our Gentleman of the Chamber, who will speak to you on our part: we command that you give him faith and credence. " I the King: I the Queen. " By command of the King and Queen, our Lords. " HERN AND ALVAREZ. " Madrid, the ninth of April, one thousand four hundred and ninety-five.
Seite 130 - Corsica, Murcia, Jaen, Algarbe, Algeciras, Gibraltar, and the Canary Islands ; Count and Countess of Barcelona ; Lords of Biscay and Molina...
Seite 229 - ... many times prayed Their Highnesses that they would send there at my cost someone who might have charge of the administration of justice, and after I had found the alcalde in revolt, I asked this again, or for some men or at least for some servant, bearing their letters, since my reputation is such that although I were to build churches and hospitals, they would always be called lairs for robbers.
Seite xxi - Ptolemy, but is much more westerly," the learned believe that he reached the coast of Greenland; and thus, without being aware of it, found himself in that new world, which he afterwards discovered with so much courage and good fortune. He undertook several other voyages, especially to Guinea, to England, and to the islands possessed by Spain and Portugal in the western ocean. And these voyages were, no doubt, a real school to this great man. He took notes of every thing he saw, compared them with...
Seite 244 - Diego was not put into possession, as had been there promised. While I was in the Indies, I wrote to their Highnesses an account of my voyage by three or four opportunities : one of my letters having come back to my hands, I send it to you inclosed in this, with the supplement of my voyage in another letter, in order that you may give it to Mr.
Seite 238 - They judge me over there as they would a governor who had gone to Sicily, or to a city or town placed under regular government, and where the laws can be observed in their entirety without fear of ruining everything ; and I am greatly injured thereby " I ought to be judged as a captain who went from Spain to the Indies to conquer a numerous and warlike people, whose customs and religion are very contrary to ours ; who live in rocks and mountains...
Seite 54 - ... esquires, officers, and good men of all the cities, towns, and places of our kingdoms and dominions, and of those which you shall conquer and acquire, and the captains, masters, mates and...

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