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The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1

Written by Himself Containing a True and Full Account of the Discovery and Conquest of Mexico and New Spain.

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Published: 1844
Language: English
Wordcount: 184,901 / 535 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.3
LoC Categories: CT, DP, F
Downloads: 1,054
Added to site: 2010.05.22
mnybks.net#: 27852
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Biography
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and calachonis of the river Grijalva arrive with presents, and what happened after this 80

CHAP. XXXVII. How Doña Marina herself was a caziquess, and the daughter of distinguished personages; also a ruler over a people and several towns; and how she came to Tabasco 84

CHAP. XXXVIII. How we arrive with our vessels in San Juan de Ulua, and what we did there 86

CHAP. XXXIX. How Teuthlille makes his report to Motecusuma, and gives him our presents; as also what further took place in our camp 90

CHAP. XL. How Cortes goes in search of another harbour and a good spot to found a colony, and what further happened 92

CHAP. XLI. What happened on account of our bartering for gold, and of other things which took place in our camp 94

CHAP. XLII. How we elected Hernando Cortes captain-general and chief justice until we should receive the emperor's commands on this head; and what further happened 97

CHAP. XLIII. How the partisans of Diego Velasquez would not acknowledge

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