The Discoverers, Pioneers, and Settlers of North and South America from the Earliest Period (982) to the Present Time ...: The Most Important Expeditions of Survey and ... the Gradual Extension of Discovery and Civilization ....

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Expedition of Columbus to the WestwardDiscovery of JamaicaCoasting
87
Intrigues against ColumbusDiscovery of Gold MinesHis Return
98
Disorders of the Colony during the Absence of ColumbusThe Rebellion
106
Rash and Oppressive Conduct of BobadillaColumbus sent home in Chains
115
Fresh Schemes of Columbus Departure on his Fourth and Last Voyage
121
Despicable Conduct of OvandoFinal Rescue of ColumbusAtrocities
131
Youth of CabotHis Discovery of the North American Continent His Second Voyage
138
Account of VespuciusHis Voyage to South America with OjedaHis Voyages to Brazil
146
Expedition of Balboa in Search of the SeaContests with the NativesDis
154
The Landing at Vera CruzNegotiation with MontezumaMaguificent
174
The March tu Mexico commencedWar with the TlascalansVictories
181
Submission of the TlascalansEntry into their CityWeak Policy of Mon
188
Description of MexicoThe Palaces and State of MontezumaHis Collections
197
Seizure of MontezumaHis Caciqnes Burned at the StakeDemeanor
203
Imprudent Zeal of CortesRebentment of the MexicansCritical Condi
211
Cortes Marches against NarvaezDefeats and Takes him PrisonerGreat
215
The Spaniards Retreat from the CityThe Noche Triste or Miserable Night
228
Commencement of the Campaign against MexicoTaking of Iztapalapan
240
Arrival at TacubaGrief of Cortes Conspiracy against himThe Fleet
247
The Siege of Mexico ContinuedConstant FightingAttempt to Storm
253
The Siege ContinuedIndomitable Courage of the AztecsGradual Destruc
259
Transactions after the SiegeTorture of GuatemozinSettlement of
266
Enterprise of CortesHis Second Return to SpainCampaign against
275
Disputes of Spain and PortugalFernando MagellanHis Voyage to the SouthwardThe
281
The Colony of PanamaAccount of Francisco PizarroAhnagro and Luque
286
Meamess of PedrariusContract of Pizarru Almagro and Luque Second
293
The Brothers of PizarroDeparture from SpainThird Voyage to Peru
302
Desertion of TumbezMarch SouthwardSan Miguel FoundedThe
308
CHAPTER VIL Ambuscade of the SpaniardsVisit of AtahuallpaImpudent Speech
314
Spoil of the Temples of CuzcoArrival of AlmagroDivision of Immense
320
Condition of PeruMarch to CuzcoFight with the IndiansExecution
326
Renewed Hostility of the IncaExpedition of Gonzalo Pizarro Arrival
337
Condition of the ColonyKindness of PocahontasSecond Arrival of New
410
The Voyage of Survey resumedVeneration of the Indians for Smith
416
CHAPTER VIU Disorders in the ColonySmiths LetterHis Expedition to Surprise Pow
422
Accident at JamestownSmith PoisonedGreat Supply of CornMorality
428
The New CompanyII Treatment of SmithLarge Expedition dispatched
434
Account of PocahontasHer Treacherous Capture by the EnglishMar
443
Account of Henry HudsonHis Voyages in Search of a Northerly Passage
455
CHAPTER IIL Voyages of the DutchBlok and ChristiaanseNew Amsterdam New York
466
THE SETTLEMENT OF NEW ENGLAND
475
The Indians of New EnglandThinned by PestilenceThe Pequots Narra
480
CHAPTER IV SamosetWelcome EnglishmenVisit from MassasoitTreaty of Friend
489
Westons ColonyIts Miserable ConditionSickness of MassasoitCured
495
Roger WilliamsHis Liberality and BoldnessPersecuted by the Authori
506
Settlemeut of ConnecticutPequot WarExpedition of MasonDestruction
510
Success of the IndiansAttack on HadleyGoffe the RegicideMany Towns
520
Pbilip War continuedFightingGradual Reduction of the Indians
525
Philip Retreats to Mount HopeSlain in a SkirmishDisgraceful Usage
531
THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
539
Fate of La Salles ColonyEnterprise of TontiDIbervilles Settlements
548
WILLIAM PENN
555
The First Charter of PennsylvaniaConditions of SettlementPenns First
559
DANIEL BOONE
565
The Settlement of KentuckyIudian WarAttacks on Boonesborough c
570
LEWIS AND CLARKE
578
TEXAS
586
Voyage of Juan de FucaThe Columbia Discovered by HecetaAmerican Trading Entor
597
Discovery and Settlement of the Peninsula of Old California Establishment and Progress
603
COLONEL FREMONTS EXPLORATIONS
610
MormonismNauvooPersecutionEmigration to the WestPatriotic ConductSuffer
617
PAGZ
626
Modern ExpeditionsEmbracing Incidents connected with the Exploring
634

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511. oldal - It was a fearful sight to see them thus frying in the fire and the streams of blood quenching the same, and horrible was the stink and scent thereof; but the victory seemed a sweet sacrifice, and they gave the praise thereof to God...
484. oldal - Our fathers were Englishmen which came over this great ocean, and were ready to perish in this wilderness; but they cried unto the Lord, and He heard their voice and looked on their adversity," etc. "Let them therefore praise the Lord, because He is good: and His mercies endure forever.
37. oldal - Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows ; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho...
475. oldal - So they left that goodly and pleasant city, which had been their resting-place near twelve years ; but they knew they were PILGRIMS, and looked not much on those things, but lifted up their eyes to the heavens, their dearest country, and quieted their spirits.
117. oldal - their majesties commanded me by letter to submit to whatever Bobadilla should order in their name ; by their authority he has put upon me these chains, I will wear them until they shall order them to be taken off, and I will preserve them afterwards as relics and memorials of the reward of my services...
611. oldal - In pursuance of your instructions, to connect the reconnoissance of 1842, which I had the honor to conduct, with the surveys of Commander Wilkes on the coast of the Pacific ocean, so as to give a connected survey of the interior of our continent...
135. oldal - Little have I profited," he adds, in another, "by twenty years of service, with such toils and perils; since, at present, I do not own a roof in Spain. If I desire to eat or sleep, I have no resort but an inn; and, for the most times, have not wherewithal to pay my bill.
494. oldal - Indians ; saying, he was no liar, he was not bloody and cruel, like other Indians ; in anger and passion he was soon reclaimed ; easy to be reconciled towards such as had offended him ; ruled by reason in such measure as he would not scorn the advice of mean men ; and that he governed his men better with few strokes, than others did with many ; truly loving where he loved ; yea, he feared we had not a faithful friend left among the Indians...
460. oldal - At night we came to other mountaines, which lie from the rivers side. There wee found very loving people, and very old men : where wee were well used. Our boat went to fish, and caught great store of very good fish.
475. oldal - The next day, (July 22d,) the wind being fair, they went on board and their friends with them ; when truly doleful was the sight of that sad and mournful parting ; to see what sighs, and sobs, and prayers did sound amongst them ; what tears did gush from every eye, and pithy speeches pierced each other's heart; that sundry of the Dutch strangers, that stood on the quay as spectators, could not refrain from tears.

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