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A history of the expeditions and military conquests of Hernando de Soto in South America, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

Table of Contents

Ch. I. Childhood and youth -- Ch. II. The Spanish colony -- Ch. III. Life at Darien -- Ch. IV. Demoniac reign -- Ch. V. The invasion of Peru --Ch. VI. The atrocities of Pizarro -- Ch. VII. The execution of the Inca, and embarrassments of De Soto -- Ch. VIII. De Soto returns to Spain -- Ch. IX. The landing in Florida -- Ch. X. The march to Ochile -- Ch. XI. The conspiracy and its consequences -- Ch. XII. Winter quarters -- Ch. XIII. Lost in the wilderness -- Ch. XIV. The Indian princess -- Ch. XV. The dreadful battle of Mobila -- Ch. XVI. Days of darkness -- Ch. XVII. The discovery of the Mississippi -- Ch. XVIII. Vagrant wanderings -- Ch. XIX. Death of De Soto.

Notes

By John S. C. Abbott. Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2001. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.

Subject

Soto, Hernando de, ca. 1500-1542 Florida -- History -- To 1565 European Discovery and Settlement in Florida, 1492-1821 -- Explorers and Travelers, 1492-1700 Persons Military history

City

New York, N.Y.

Publisher

Dodd, Mead

Extent

ix, 351 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.

Format

application/pdf

Digital Reproduction Specifications

Jpeg2000 images were derived from no less than 400 dpi tiff images

Identifier

49296621 (oclc), CF00001555 (IID), ucf:6180 (fedora)

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http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Ferdinand de Soto: the discoverer of the Mississippi.

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