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No. 4, Minor Street.
Jealousy of the contemplated. Expedition on the part of Portugal-Mission
of Diego Garcia, a Portuguese
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
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.
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
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.