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The Life of Christopher Columbus from his own Letters and Journals

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Published: 1892
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,100 / 163 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.2
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,185
mnybks.net#: 3158
Genres: Biography, History
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Islands -Discovery of Dominica and Guadeloupe -Skirmishes with the Caribs -Porto Rico Discovered --Hispaniola -The Fate of the Colony at La Navidad

CHAPTER IX.

The New Colony-Expeditions of Discovery -Guacanagari-- Search for Gold-Mutiny in the Colony-The Vessels Sent Home--Columbus Marches Inland-- Collection of Gold--Fortress of St. Thomas--A New Voyage of Discovery--Jamaica Visited -The South Shore of Cuba Explored -Return -Evangelista Discovered --Columbus Falls Sick -Return to Isabella

CHAPTER X.

THE THIRD VOYAGE. Letter to the King and Queen--Discovery of Trinidad and Paria -Curious Speculation as to the Earthly Paradise -Arrival at San Domingo -Rebellions and Mutinies in that Island-Roldan and His Followers--Ojeda and His Expedition--Arrival of Bobadilla -Columbus a Prisoner

CHAPTER XI

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