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Ferdinand de Soto: the discoverer of the Mississippi.

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Date Issued:
1873
Summary:
A history of the expeditions and military conquests of Hernando de Soto in South America, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.
Title: Ferdinand de Soto: the discoverer of the Mississippi.
Name(s): Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot), 1805-1877
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1873
Publisher: Dodd, Mead
Place of Publication: New York, N.Y.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: ix, 351 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Language(s): English
Summary: A history of the expeditions and military conquests of Hernando de Soto in South America, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.
Table of Contents: Ch. I. Childhood and youth -- Ch. II. The Spanish colony -- Ch. III. Life at Darien -- Ch. IV. Demoniac reign -- Ch. V. The invasion of Peru --Ch. VI. The atrocities of Pizarro -- Ch. VII. The execution of the Inca, and embarrassments of De Soto -- Ch. VIII. De Soto returns to Spain -- Ch. IX. The landing in Florida -- Ch. X. The march to Ochile -- Ch. XI. The conspiracy and its consequences -- Ch. XII. Winter quarters -- Ch. XIII. Lost in the wilderness -- Ch. XIV. The Indian princess -- Ch. XV. The dreadful battle of Mobila -- Ch. XVI. Days of darkness -- Ch. XVII. The discovery of the Mississippi -- Ch. XVIII. Vagrant wanderings -- Ch. XIX. Death of De Soto.
Target Audience: College students and adults.
Identifier: AAA3226QF00011/15/200108/04/200515837BfamI D0QF (FCLAZ), 0392343 (FOFT), FHP C CF 2001-11-15 (DNX), FCLA url 20020220xOCLC (snx), 49296621 (oclc), CF00001555 (IID), 2555781 (digitool), ucf:6180 (fedora)
Note(s): By John S. C. Abbott.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2001. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
Subject(s): Soto, Hernando de, ca. 1500-1542
Florida -- History -- To 1565
European Discovery and Settlement in Florida, 1492-1821 -- Explorers and Travelers, 1492-1700
Persons
Military history
Library Classification: E125.S7 A14 1873
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/CF00001555.jpg
Owner Institution: UCF
Original Title: Ferdinand de Soto: the discoverer of the Mississippi.
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Is Part of Series: American pioneers and patriots.
Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot), 1805-1877
Is Part of Series: Florida Heritage Collection.
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