He employed servants, including a majordomo, grand master of ceremonies, pages, equerry, chamberlain, footmen, and all the other servants requisite for an establishment of a gentleman. They all went well and expensively dressed; and Soto, although because of his cupidity he was not liberal, yet since that was the first time he had to appear at court, spent very liberally, and went about closely attended by those I have named and by his servants and many others who came to him at court. The emperor rewarded him by making him governor of the island of Cuba and adelantado of Florida, with the title of marquis to a certain part of the lands he might conquer.
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The De Soto Chronicles Vol 1 2: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto to North America in 1539-1543
Temporarily Out of Stock Online Please check back later for updated availability. Show More. Brain and Charles R. How the adelantado and his men left Spain and arrived at the Canary Islands, and afterward at the Antilles 51 Chapter V.
Of the citizens of the city of Santiago and the other towns of the Island; and of the quality of the land and 52 Chapter VII. How some forays were made and a Christian was found who had been in the power of an Indian Chief for a long 58 Chapter IX. How that Christian went to the land of Florida, who he was, and what took place with the governor 60 Chapter X.
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How the governor sent the ships to Cuba and left one hundred men in the port while he and the rest of the men 63 Chapter XII. Seller Inventory P More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. Clayton, Lawrence A.
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Octavo Green boards with gilt spine text, pictorial jacket. Front endpapers are illustrated with the "De Soto Map. For anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians the surviving De Soto chronicles are valued for the unique ethnological information they contain. These documents, available here in a two volume set, are the only detailed eyewitness records of the most advanced native civilization in North America the Mississippian culture a culture that vanished in the wake of European contact.
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