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CHAP. XI.

Voyage to Maracaibo, in 1499

91

CHAP. XII.

Correspondence between Ferdinand of Spain and Lord Willoughby de

Broke-Cabot enters the service of Spain 13th September, 1512-

Revision of Maps and Charts in 1515--Appointed a Member of the

Council of the Indies—Projected Expedition to the North under his

Command to Sail in March, 1516—Death of Ferdinand in January,

1516—Intrigues--Cabot returns to England

97

CHAP. XIII.

Cabot's Voyage of 1517 from England in search of the NorthWest

Passage

103

CHAP. XIV.

Hakluyt's error with regaid to the Voyage of 1517

110

CHAP. XV.

Voyage of 1517, the one referred to by Cabot in his Letter to Ramusio . 117

CHAP. XVI.

Cabot appointed, in 1518, Pilot-Major of Spain-Summoned to attend

the Congress at Badajos, in 1524—Projected Expedition under his

Command to the Moluccas

102

CHAP. XVII.

Jealousy of the contemplated Expedition on the part of Portugal-Mis-

sion of Diego Garcia, a Portuguese

125

CHAP. XVIII.

Interference with the arrangements for the Voyage Mendez appointed

second in Command contrary to the wishes of Cabot-De Rojas-The

Sealed Orders—Prejudices of the Spanish Historians-Expedition

sails

131

CHAP. XIX.

Complaints in the Squadron-Pretended Causes of Dissatisfaction-

Mutiny-Quelled by the Energy of Cabot--Happy Results—His con-

duct justified to the Emperor-Ridiculous charges suggested by Diego

Garcia

136

CHAP. XX.

Cabot enters the La Plata -Necessity for eaution-His Predecessor as

Pilot-Major killed in attempting to explore that River-Carries the

Island of St. Gabriel-His progress to St. Salvador, where a Fort is

erected-Its position-Loss in taking possession

145

CHAP. XXI.

Cabot proceeds up the Parana-Erects another Fort, called Santus

Spiritus, and afterwards Fort Cabot-Its Position-Continues to

ascend-Curiosity of the Natives as to the Expedition--Passes the

Mouth of the Parana–Enters the Paraguay-Sanguinary Battle

thirty-four leagues up tha River-Thị Hundred of the Natives

killed, with a loss to Cabot of Twenty-five of his Party—Maintains

his Position-Garcia enters the River-Interview with Cabot-Mis-

takes of Charlevoix, &c.--Cabot returns to the Fort Santus Spiritus 152

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