Mexico - A General History And Collection Of Voyages And Travels - Volume 4 - By Robert Kerr
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had obtained the gold, to Captain Luis Marin, but it turned out - Page 330
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He Gave The District Of Xaltepec, Whence We Had Obtained The Gold, To Captain Luis Marin, But It Turned Out Very Indifferently.

He gave me a very profitable district, which I wish to God I had kept; it consisted of three

Places, named Matalan, Oztoequipa, and Oriaca, where the _ingenio_ of the viceroy is now situated; but I thought it more consistent with my character as a soldier to accompany Sandoval in his military expeditions. Sandoval called his town Medellin, after the birth-place of Cortes; and the Rio de las Vanderas, from which he procured the 15,000 crowns, was for some time the port where the merchandise from Spain was discharged, until Vera Cruz became the emporium.

We now marched into the province of Coatzacualco, through the district of Citla[3], which is about twelve leagues in length and breadth, and is very populous, having a fine climate and abounding in provisions. The chiefs immediately submitted. On our arrival at the river of Coatzacualco, which is the governing district of all the neighbouring tribes, the chiefs did not make their appearance on being summoned, which we considered as an indication of hostility, which was in fact their first intention; but after five days, they came in and made their submissions, presenting some trinkets of fine gold to Sandoval. By his orders, they collected a hundred canoes, in which we crossed the river, sending four soldiers in advance to examine and report the state of the country. A town was founded in this place, which we named Villa del Espiritu Santo, because on that day we defeated Narvaez, using that expression as our watchword, and because we crossed this river on the same day.

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