A New Voyage Round the World

9780217663533: A New Voyage Round the World

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1699 edition. Excerpt: ...of Potofi or Peru, tho' theOar be not so abundant; and the Carriers of this Town of Santa Pecaque, carrv the Oar to Compostellaj/vhere it is resined. These Carriers, or Sutlers, also furnish the Slaves at the Mines with Maiz, whereof here was great plenty now in the Town designed for that use: Here was also Sugar, Salt, and Salt-fish. Captain 476 Safita Pecaque Pillaged?"' " An. i6%6 Captain Swan's only business at Santa Fecaqtie was, to get Provision y therefore he ordered his Men to divide themselves into two parts, and by turns carry down the Provision to the Canoas j one half remaining in the Town to secure what they had taken, while the other half were going and coming. In the Afternoon they caught Ibme Horses, and the next morning, being the 17th day, 57 Men, and some Horses, went laden with Maiz to the Canoas. They found them, and the Men left to guard them, in good order; though the Spaniards had given them a sinall diversion,and wounded one Man: but our Men of the Canoas landed and drove them away. These that came loaded to the Canoas left 7 Men more there, Ib that now they were 30 Men to guard the Canoas. At night the other returned; and the 18th day in the morning, that half which staid the day before at the Town, took their turn of going with every Man his burthen, and 24 Horses laden. Before they returned, Captain Swan, and his other Men at the Town, caught a Prisoner,hosaid, that there were near a thousand Men of all coffaxs,Spaniards and Indiafis, INegroes and Mulatto's, in arms at a place called St. Jago, but 3 leagues off, the chief Town on this River that the Spaniards were armed with Guns and Pistols, and the copper-coloured with Swords and Lances. Captain Swan, fearing the ill consequence of separating his small...

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Dampier, William
Editore: General Books, New York, New York, U.S.A. (2010)
ISBN 10: 0217663532 ISBN 13: 9780217663533
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Descrizione libro General Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2010. Soft cover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria 010368

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