The longitude of Cadiz is 6 deg.18' W. from Greenwich. That of Saono,
the modern name of Adamanoi, is 68 deg.30'. The difference between these
is only 62 deg.12', or four hours five minutes. The calculation in the
text therefore is one hour and eighteen minutes erroneous in point of
time, and 12 deg.15' in longitude; and would remove the east end of
Hispaniola, to long 80 deg.45' west from Greenwich, considerably beyond
the west end of Jamaica. - E.
 Our author forgets what he had said a few pages before, that the
admiral had previously resolved to return to Isabella, on account of
wanting provisions to continue the voyage. - E.
 This is probably the first instance of a civilized nation employing
the horrid alliance of ferocious animals to hunt down their brethren
like beasts of chase. Once only were the British arms disgraced by a
demonstration of using this savage mode of warfare, which it is to be
hoped will never be again heard of in our annals. - E.
 The measure of gold dust in the text seems enormous, and I am
disposed to believe that instead of the large horse bell, mentioned
in the text, a large hawks bell ought to be substituted. It is
difficult, perhaps impossible to estimate the population of St Domingo
at this period, and thence to form a conjecture as to the amount of