Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Amerigo Vespucci

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,009 / 172 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 3,705
Added to site: 2006.12.04
mnybks.net#: 15470
Genres: History, Biography
Excerpt

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

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Deborah Swift
When Deborah Swift isn't working on her latest novel, she enjoys exploring the English countryside. It was during one of her nature walks that an "orchid guard" inspired her to write her novel, The Lady's Slipper. As our author of the day, Swift reveals why she was inspired, why she picked the 1660s as a backdrop for her book and what the orchid symbolizes.
Read full interview...