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Philadelphia:
Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Co.

No. 4, Minor Street.

Reprinted by
J. B. Lippincott Company

1916.

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CHAP. Avm.

Jealousy of the contemplated. Expedition on the part of Portugal-Mission

of Diego Garcia, a Portuguese

123

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 129

CHAP. XIX.

Complai in the Squadron-Pretended Causes of Dissatisfaction-Mutiny

-Quelled by the Energy of Cabot-Happy Results-His conduct justi-

fied to the EmperorRidiculous charges suggested by Diego Garcia.

134

CHAP. XX.

Cabot enters the La Plata—Necessity for caution-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

143

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 that River

-Three Hundred of the Natives killed, with a loss to Cabot of Twenty.

five of his Party-Maintains his Position-Garcia enters the River-In.

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