The Spanish Settlements within the Present Limits of the United States Florida, 1562-1574

The Spanish Settlements within the Present Limits of the United States Florida, 1562-1574

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The Spanish Settlements within the Present Limits of the United States Florida, 1562-1574

The Spanish Settlements within the Present Limits of the United States Florida, 1562-1574

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The principal sources for the history of Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and his conquest of Florida are: 1. A collection of letters written by and to him, memorials, royal cédulas and patents, instructions, relations, and other documents covering the period from 1555 to 1574, but chiefly relating to the conquest of Florida. This collection is published in E. Ruidíaz y Caravia, La Florida su Conquista y Colonización por Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, Madrid, 1893, volume ii. 2. Memorial que hizo el Doctor Gonzalo Solis de Merás de todas las jornadas y sucesos del Adelantado Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, su cuñado, y de la Conquista de la Florida y Justicia que hizo en Juan Ribao y otros franceses. This forms volume i. of the La Florida of Ruidíaz. 3. Vida y hechos de Pero Menendez de Auiles, Cauallero de la Hordem de Sanctiago, Adelantado de la Florida: Do largamente se tratan las Conquistas y Poblaciones de la Prouincia de la Florida, y como fueron libradas de los Luteranos que dellas se auian apoderado. Compuesta por el maestro barrientos, Catredatico de salamanca. This work is contained in Dos Antiguas Relaciones de la Florida publícalas por primera vez Genaro Garcia, Mexico, 1902, pp. 1-152. 4. The account contained in the Ensayo Cronologico para la Historia General de la Florida, por Don Gabriel de Cardenas z Cano (anagram for Don Andreas Gonzales Barcia), Madrid, 1723, pp. 36-151.

The second volume of Ruidíaz La Florida, containing the Avilés correspondence, is published as an appendix to . . .

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