Peter Parley's Tales About Americ

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     ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK PETER PARLEY'S TALES ABOUT AMERICA AND AUSTRALIA***
      
 E-text prepared by Robert Cicconetti, Janet Blenkinship,
 and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team (http://www.pgdp.net)
 from images generously made available by the University of Florida
 and the Internet Archive/Children's Library

      
 Note: Images of the original pages are available through the Florida Board of Education, Division of Colleges and Universities, PALMM Project, 2001. (Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1850-1869.) See
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 TALES

 ABOUT

 AMERICA AND AUSTRALIA.

 BY

 PETER PARLEY.

 A New Edition,

 BROUGHT DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME.

 REVISED BY

 THE REV. T. WILSON.

 WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY S. WILLIAMS.

     LONDON:
 DARTON AND HODGE, HOLBORN HILL.
 1862.

     
     
 CONTENTS.

   PAGE I.—PARLEY TELLS HOW AMERICA WAS FIRST DISCOVERED, AND ABOUT COLUMBUS 1 II.—PARLEY DESCRIBES THE INHABITANTS 12 III.—COLUMBUS SETS SAIL TO RETURN TO SPAIN; ENCOUNTERS A DREADFUL STORM 21 IV.—COLUMBUS PREPARES FOR ANOTHER VOYAGE 35 VI.—PARLEY TELLS HOW COLUMBUS DISCOVERED THE CONTINENT OF AMERICA 45 V.—PARLEY TELLS HOW COLUMBUS WAS ROBBED OF THE HONOUR OF GIVING HIS NAME TO AMERICA 59 VI.—PARLEY TELLS HOW COLUMBUS WAS SHIPWRECKED, AND OF HIS DEATH 65 VII.—PARLEY TELLS OF OVANDO'S CRUEL TREATMENT OF ANACAONA, THE PRINCESS OF HAYTI 73  VIII.—PARLEY DESCRIBES THE TREES, THE PLANTS, AND FLOWERS OF THE NEW WORLD 79 IX.—PARLEY TELLS OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO 96 X.—PARLEY RELATES HOW PIZARRO DISCOVERED AND CONQUERED PERU 121 XI.—PARLEY DESCRIBES THE BEAUTIES OF AMERICA 133 XII.—PARLEY TELLS OF THE FIRST ENGLISH COLONY IN AMERICA 141 XIII.—PARLEY TELLS OF THE ORIGINAL NATIVE AMERICANS 150 XIV.—PARLEY SHOWS HOW THE UNITED STATES AROSE, AND WHAT FOLLOWED THEIR ESTABLISHMENT 165 XV.—PARLEY TELLS ABOUT NEW SOUTH WALES 176 XVI.—PARLEY DESCRIBES THE INHABITANTS OF AUSTRALIA—THE BRITISH SETTLEMENTS—THE GOLD REGIONS—RECENT EXPLORATIONS 185 XVII.—CONCLUSION 207     
 

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