So meagre, however, was the result of this expedition, that we are told, when all the expenses were deducted, but five hundred ducats remained to be divided between fifty-five adventurers. What made this result the more mortifying was, that a petty armament which had sailed sometime after that of Ojeda, had returned two months before him, rich with the spoils of the New World. A brief account of this latter expedition is necessary to connect this series of minor discoveries.
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Publication information: Book title: Spanish Voyages of Discovery. Contributors: Washington Irving - Author. Publisher: Belford Clarke. Place of publication: Chicago. Publication year: 1885. Page number: 21.
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