XII. Transactions in Hispaniola subsequent to the settlement of the
disturbances, until the sending of Columbus in irons to Spain.
XIII. Account of the Fourth Voyage of Columbus to the West Indies.
CHAP. II. Account of the Discovery of America, by Christopher Columbus;
by Antonio de Herrera.
I. Of the knowledge of the Ancients respecting the New World.
II. Of the motives which led Columbus to believe that there were
III. Columbus proposes his design to the King and Queen of Spain; which,
after many repulses, is adopted by the Queen.
IV. Conditions granted to Columbus by the crown of Castile, and an
account of his First Voyage, in which he discovered the New World.
V. Continuation of the voyage; signs of approaching land; the people
mutiny, and the Admiral endeavours to appease them.
VI. Discovery of the Islands of San Salvador, the Conception,
Ferdinandina, Isabella, and others; with a description of these Islands,
and some account of the Natives.
VII. Discovery of Cuba and Hispaniola, and desertion of Martin Alonzo
VIII. Farther discovery of Hispaniola; simplicity of the natives; the
Admiral loses his ship, and resolves to settle a colony in the island.
IX. The Admiral builds a fort in Hispaniola, and prepares for his return
X. Account of the Voyage home from Hispaniola to Lisbon.