The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci and Other Documents illustrative of his Career

1st Edition

Clements R. Markham

Routledge
Published July 28, 2010
Reference - 192 Pages
ISBN 9781409413578 - CAT# Y239532
Series: Hakluyt Society, First Series

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Summary

Contains the following items, translated with notes and an introduction: Letter of Amerigo Vespucci to a 'magnificent lord' - Letter of Amerigo Vespucci to Lorenzo Pietro F. di Medici - Evidence of Alonzo de Hojeda respecting his voyage of 1499 - Account of the voyage of Hojeda, 1499-1500, by Navarrete - Letter of the Admiral Christopher Columbus to his son - Letter of Vianelo to the Seigneury of Venice - Letter of naturalization in favor of Vespucci - Appointment of Amerigo Vespucci as chief pilot - Chapters from Las Casas, which discuss the statements of Vespucci - Evidence respecting the voyage of Pinzon and Solis - Las Casas on the voyage of Pinzon and Solis; Index. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1894.

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