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The history of America

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An edition of The history of America (1777)

The history of America

books IX. and X. containing the history of Virginia to the year 1688; and of New England to the year 1652.

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§ I. The proceedings of Narvaez. § II. Cortes deeply alarmed. § III. His deliberations concerning his own conduct. § IV. Hit negotiations with the followers of Narvaez. § V. Marches against him. § Vl. Number of his troops. § VII. Continues to negotiate as he advanced. § VIII. Attacks Narvaez in the night—And overcomes him. § IX. The effects of this victory. 4 X. The Mexicans take arms against the Spaniards. 4 XL He marches back to the capital. § XU. Improper conduct of Cortes— the violent hostility of the Mexicans. § XIII. Distress of the Spaniards. § XlV. Cortes attacks them
without success. § XV. Montezuma slain. § XVL New conflicts. § XVII. The Spaniards abandon the city. § XVUl. Attacked by the Mexicans. § XIX. Their disasters. § XX. And loss. XXI. Difficult retreat of the Spaniards. § XXII. Battle of Otumba. § XXIII. Reception of the Spaniards in Tlascala. § XXIV. New deliberations of Cortes. § XXV. The measures he takes. 4 XXVI. Mutinous spirit of his troops. § XXVII. Means he employs to receive their confidence. § XXVIII. Strengthened by several reinforcements. § XXIX. Number of his forces. § XXX. Preparations of the Mexicans for their defence. § XXXI. Cortes advances towards Mexico. § XXXII His operations slow and cautious. § XXXIIL His singular preparations for building brigantines. § XXXIV. Receives a new reinforcement— the brigantines launched. § XXXV. Dispositions for the siege. § XXXVI. Mexicans attack the brigantines— repulsed. § XXXVII. Singular plan of conducting the siege. § XXXVII. Endeavours to take the city by storm. § XXXIX. Repulsed— with considerable loss. § XL. Those who were taken sacrificed to the god of war. § XLI. New schemes and efforts of the Mexicans. § XLIL Cortes deserted by many of his Indian allies. § XLIII. He regains their friendship— And adopts a new system of attack. § XLIV. Courage and constancy of Guatimozin— He is taken prisoner. § XLV. The city. §XLVI Smallness of the booty, and disappointment of the Spaniards. § XLVII. Guatimozin tortured. XLVIII. AU the provinces of the empire submit— Cortes forms schemes of new discoveries. § XLIX. Which are completed by Magellan. § L. His voyage. § LI. An order to supercede Cortes— Which he eludes. § LII Applies again to the court— And is appointed captain-general and governor of New Spain. § LIII. His schemes and arrangements. § LIV. Insurrections of the Mexicans, and cruelty of the Spaniards. § LV. First object of Industry among the conquerors. § LVI. Their poverty. § LVII. Cortes returns to Spain. § LVIII. His reception there. § LIX. Settlement of the government in New Spain. § LX. New schemes of Cortes— His death.

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"This posthumous volume was edited by the author's son."--Sabin, Bibl. amer.
Books IX-X first appeared separately in 1796.

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E191 .R65 1799

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xiv, [15]-196 p.
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OL6919243M
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02020232
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23646331
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