History of Central America ..., المجلد 7

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الصفحة 579 - Britannic Majesty shall cause to be demolished all the fortifications which His subjects shall have erected in the Bay of Honduras, and other places of the Territory of Spain in that part of the world...
الصفحة 522 - ... how far the nation in general was concerned in the design, and entreating that he would take such measures as might effectually vindicate the undoubted rights and privileges of the company. This address was seconded by a petition from the company itself, praying, that his majesty would give some intimation to the senate of...
الصفحة 561 - I boarded, if I may be allowed the expression, an outpost of the enemy, situated on an island in the river ; that I made batteries and afterwards fought them, and was a principal cause of our success.
الصفحة 549 - Colonies, and places whatsoever, being or situated in the West Indies, or in any part of America, which the said King of Great Britain and his Subjects do at present hold and possess, so...
الصفحة 556 - His Britannic Majesty's subjects, and the other colonists who have hitherto enjoyed the protection of England, shall evacuate the country of the Mosquitos, as well as the continent in general, and the islands adjacent, without exception, situated beyond the line hereinafter described as what ought to be the frontier of the extent of territory granted by his Catholic Majesty to the English...
الصفحة 419 - ... at least four or five thousand, besides merchants from Peru, from Spain, and many other places to buy and sell, is the cause that every room, though never so small, be dear; and sometimes all the lodgings in the town are few enough for so many people, which at that time do meet at Portobello. I knew a merchant who gave a thousand crowns for a shop of reasonable bigness to sell his wares and commodities that year that I was there, for fifteen days only, which the fleet continued to be in that...
الصفحة 583 - The Kings of England and of Spain animated with the same desire of consolidating, by every means in their power, the friendship so happily subsisting between them and their Kingdoms, and wishing with one accord to prevent even the shadow of misunderstanding which might be occasioned by doubts...
الصفحة 583 - ... but it is expressly agreed, that this Stipulation is never to be used as a pretext for establishing in that country any plantation of sugar, coffee, cocoa, or other like articles: or any fabric or manufacture by means of mills or other machines...
الصفحة 576 - Spanish missionary in 1724, there were at that date about three hundred English, besides Mosquito Indians and negro slaves, these latter having been introduced but a short time before from Jamaica and Bermuda. It is equally difficult to ascertain the extent of territory occupied by the wood-cutters at this period, for although previous to 1718 their settlements extended between the rivers Hondo and...
الصفحة 390 - I should call to the people to look for the sacrament, then I might be but chid and rebuked for my carelessness, which, of the two, I thought would be more easily borne than the rigor of the Inquisition. Whereupon, not knowing what the people had seen, I turned myself unto them, and called them unto the altar, and told them plainly, that whilst I was in my memento prayers and meditations, a mouse had...

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