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Florida historical tales: story of the Huguenots : a sixteenth century narrative wherein the French, Spaniards and Indians were the actors.

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Story of the Huguenots: a Florida historical tale of the sixteenth century.


A history of the Huguenot colony in Florida presented in narrative form.

Table of Contents

Florida -- Preliminary historical notes -- Pt. I. Story of the Huguenots : the history of it. Founding of La Caroline -- Famine comes ; Battle with the Indians -- Arrival of Sir John Hawkins and return of Ribault -- Pedro Melendez de Avila appears -- Ribault's attack on St. Augustine ; The storm -- The destruction of La Caroline decreed by Melendez -- The Fall of La Caroline -- The prisoners executed -- How it fared with Ribault and his fleet -- The fate of the Sieur de la Grange and the first detachment at Matanzas Inlet -- Ribault at Matanzas -- D'Erlach's warning to Ribault ; Negotiations for surrender -- The second slaughter at Matanzas ; Death of Ribault -- . Pt. II. The romance of it. The daring exploit of Chevalier D'Ottigny, Le Bearnois and their companions -- The retreat ; Camp below Matanzas and the requiem at sea -- Chevalier D'Ottigny and his companions gain the camp -- "Le camp renconte felice" ; The voyage down the Halifax River -- The Spaniards return to St. Augustine -- D'Erlach's voyage down the Halifax River to Ostinola's town -- Ostinola's welcome ; They smoke the pipe of peace -- Ostinola and his people : what manner of folks they were -- Toronita, the land of sunshine and good will -- The arrival of the main body of the Huguenots and what followed -- How Cacique Ostinola entertained the Huguenots ; The Battle of Matanzas -- The allies gain a victory ; The burial of the warriors -- The return ; Ernest and Essena ; The story that is old, but ever new -- The Huguenot explorations ; A voyage down the coast to Canaveral -- The Canaveral shore ; They float the Dolphin -- The Spaniards seek to destroy the Huguenots ; The Battle of Azala -- The lad's desparate plight ; Issena's heroism ; D'Erlach to the rescue -- The Huguenots gain another victory -- Appendix.


On endpapers: "H. W. Becker--Compliments of the author, F. A. Mann, Lompoc, Cal, June 2d, 1919."
At head of title: Florida historical tales.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2003. (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.


Spaniards -- Florida -- History -- 16th century; Indians of North America -- Florida -- History -- 16th century; French -- Florida -- History -- 16th century; Florida -- History -- Huguenot colony, 1562-1565; Florida -- Ethnic relations; European Discovery and Settlement in Florida, 1492-1821 -- French Rivalry, 1562-1565; History; Military history; Indians of North America


Los Angeles, Calif.


Will A. Kistler Company


198 pages, 1 leaf of plate : illustrations, portrait ; 18 cm.



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Story of the Huguenots: a sixteenth century narrative wherein the French, Spaniards, and Indians were the actors.



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