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RELATING PRincipALLY To The
ORIGIN, SETTLEMENT, AND PROGRESS
COLONIES IN NORTH AMERICA,
FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE COUNTRY TO THE YEAR 1776.
Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1847,
In the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia.
By the description of the main land of Florida, her next neighbour:
Out of the foure yeeres continuall trauell and discouerie, for aboue one thousand miles East and West, of Don Ferdinando de Soto, and sixe hundred able men in his companie.
Wherin are truly obserued the riches and fertilitie of those parts, abounding with things necessarie, pleasant, and profitable for the life of man: with the natures and dispositions of the Inhabitants.
Written by a Portugall gentleman of Eluas, emploied in all the action, and translated out of Portugese by RICHARD HACKLvyT.
Printed by FE L 1 x Ky N G s to N for JMatthew