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Amerigo Vespucci

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Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,009 / 172 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 3,796
Added to site: 2006.12.04
mnybks.net#: 15470
Genres: History, Biography
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ber of that year:

"To the Excellent and Honorable Signor Anastasio Vespucci.

"HONORED FATHER,--Do not wonder that I have not written to you within the last few days. I thought that my uncle would have satisfied you concerning me, and in his absence I scarcely dare to address you in the Latin tongue, blushing even at my deficiencies in my own language. I have, besides, been industriously occupied of late in studying the rules of Latin composition, and will show you my book on my return. Whatever else I have accomplished, and how I have conducted myself, you will have been able to learn from my uncle, whose return I ardently desire, that, under his and your own joint directions, I may follow with greater facility both my studies and your kind precepts.

"George Antonio, three or four days ago, gave a number of letters to you to a good priest, Signor Nerotto, to which he desires your answer. There is nothing else that is new to relate, unless that we all desire greatly to return to t

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