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founding of St. Augustine. Memoir of the happy result and prosperous voyage of the fleet commanded by the illustrious Captain-General Pedro Menendez de Aviles, which sailed from Cadiz on the morning of Thursday, June 28th, for the coast of Florida, and arrived there on the 28th of August, 1565. by Francisco Lopez de Mendoza Grajales

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Published by Directors of the Old South work in [Boston .
Written in English



  • Florida,
  • Saint Augustine (Fla.)


  • Florida -- History.,
  • Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- History.

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StatementBy Francisco Lopez de Mendoza Grajales, chaplain of the expedition.
SeriesOld South lealets. [General series., v. 4] no. 89
LC ClassificationsE173 .O44 vol. 4
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6629570M
LC Control Number20020756

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