Complete Works, Volumen4

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Estes & Lauriat, 1882
 

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Disastrous Voyage of Ojeda in the Pirate Ship
89
Arrival of Ojeda at JamaicaHis reception by Juan
96
Crusade of the Bachelor Enciso against the Sepulchres
121
The Bachelor Enciso undertakes the CommandHis down
127
VASCO NUÑEZ DE BALBOA
138
Vasco Nuñez hears of a Sea beyond the Mountains
145
Disaster on the Black RiverIndian plot against Darien
154
Vasco Nuñez determines to seek the Sea beyond the Moun
162
Discovery of the Pacific Ocean
168
Adventures of Vasco Nuñez on the Pacific Ocean
176
Vasco Nuñez sets out on his return across the Mountains
184
Transactions in SpainPedrarias Davila appointed to
192
Arrival and grand Entry of Don Pedrarias Davila into
199
Calamities of the Spanish Cavaliers at Darien
206
Letters from the King in favor of Vasco NuñezArrival
214
Unfortunate enterprises of the Officers of Pedrarias
225
Cruise of Vasco Nuñez in the Southern SeaRumors
232
Trial of Vasco Nuñez
239
Valdivia and his Companions
246
MICER CODRO the Astrologer
259
Juan Ponce rules with a strong handExasperation of the IndiansTheir experiment to prove whether the Spaniards were mortal
266
Conspiracy of the CaciquesFate of Sotomayor
269
War of Juan Ponce with the Cacique Aguaybana
273
Juan Ponce de Leon hears of a wonderful country and
277
Cruise of Juan Ponce de Leon in search of the Fountain of Youth
280
Expedition of Juan Ponce against the CaribsHis Death
283
APPENDIX
287
Transportation of the Remains of Columbus from St Domingo to the Havana
291
Notice of the Descendants of Columbus
295
Fernando Columbus 810
310

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