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The English American

A New Survey of the West Indies, 1648, 1st Edition

By Thomas Gage

Edited by A.P Newton


408 pages

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Published in 1928, this exploration of the accounts of missionary Thomas Gage, edited by A.P.Newton, accounts the arduous journey around the Americas that Thomas Gage took to spread Christian teaching.

Table of Contents

1. Of the Mission Sent by the Dominicans to the Philippines in the Year 1625. 2. Of the Indian Fleet that Departed from Cadiz , Anno Dom. 1625, and of Some Remarkable Passages in that Voyage. 3. Of Our Discoverary of Some Islands, and What Trouble Befell Us in One of Them. 4. Of Our Further Sailing to St John de Ulhua, Alias Vera Cruz: and Our Landing There. 5. Of Our Landing at Vera Cruz, Otherwise St John De Ulhua , and Of Our Entertainment There. 6. Of Our Journey from St John De Ulhua to Mexico ; and Of the Most Remarkable Towns and Villages in the Way. 7. A Description of the Town of Tlaxcala. 8. Concluding the Rest of Our Journey From Tlaxcala to Mexico, Through the City of Angels , and Guacocingo. 9. Shewing Some Particulars of the Great and Famous City of Mexico in Former Times, With a True Description Of It Now, and Of the State and Condition of It the Year 1625. 10. Shewing My Journey From Mexico to Chiapa Southward, and the Most Remarkable Places in the Way. 11. Describing the Country of Chiapa, With the Chiefest Towns and Commodities Belongings Unto It. 12. Shewing my Journey From the City of Chiapa unto Guatemsala, and the Chief Places in the Way. 13. Describing the Dominions , Government, Riches , and Greatness of the City Of Guatemala, and Country Belonging Unto It. 14. Shewing the Condition , Quality , Fashion , and Behaviour of the Indians of the Country of Guatemala Since the Conquest , and Especially of Their Feasts and Yearly Solemnities. 15. Shewing How and Why I Departed Out of Guatemala to Learn the Poconchi Language, and to Live Among the Indians , and Of Some Particular Passages and Accidents Whilst I Lived There. 16. Shewing My Journey From the Town of Petapa into England; and Some Chief Passages in the Way. 17. Shewing How, and Far What Causes , After I Had Arrived in England , I Took Yet Another Journey to Rome , and Other Parts of Italy, and Returned Again to Settle Myself in This My Country.

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