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By Antonio Pigafetta, Henry Edward John Stanley

The guides of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made to be had edited (and occasionally translated) early money owed of exploration. the 1st sequence, which ran from 1847 to 1899, includes a hundred books containing released or formerly unpublished works via authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and masking voyages to the recent global, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This 1874 quantity includes an account of the 1st circumnavigation of the globe in 1519-1522 via Antonio Pigafetta, a Venetian member of Magellan's excursion. It additionally includes Pigafetta's treatise on navigation, and different fabric with regards to Magellan's voyage, together with log-books, files by means of the pilot and others, and information of the group and the price of the fleet. Pigafetta vividly recorded the geography, weather, vegetation, fauna and the population of the areas that the day trip visited, in addition to Magellan's demise within the Philippines.

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The original of this document is preserved in the Lisbon archives, and it was probably carried out with the fleet, and fell into the possession of the Portuguese in the Moluccas after Magellan's death; a translation of this order is given below, and the text is in the Appendix. After this document, translations are given of two letters (the text of which is given in the Appendix) from Alvaro da Costa, the Portuguese ambassador in Spain, and from Sebastian Alvarez, the Portuguese factor, about the efforts made by them to prevent Magellan's expedition.

Juan da Silva, son of Nuno da Silva, of the island of Madeira. This man has always told me that he would not go unless, if your Highness held it to be for your service, and he behaves as a concealed friend. Faleiro has got here his father and mother, and brothers, one of whom he takes with him. Other small people of the servants of these also say that they are going, of which I will make a report to your Highness, if you command it, when they go. xliv INTRODUCTION AND The fifth part of this armament is from Cristoval de Haro, who has spent on it four thousand ducats.

The following gave an opinion : Nuno Vaz, captain of the Rumesa. Rei Pequeno. Gale Grande. *Simao Martins. *D. Sta. Maria d'Ajuda. 1 Albuquerque did not arrive before Goa till the 24th November. Correa, torn, n, p. 145. Gale Pequeno. 1 Jeronimo Teixeira... Sta. Maria do Oampo. *Jorge da Silveira. Boa Ventura. *Manuel da Ounha. Sta. Clara. Sant-Iago. Lourenco de Paiva. Antonio Keal, alcaide-mor and captain of Cochim. Gonzalo de Sequeira, captain-major of the fleet which had just come from Portugal.

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