A New Survey of the West Indies or The English American his Travel by Sea and Land

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A New Survey of the West Indies or The English American his Travel by Sea and Land  (1677) 
by Thomas Gage

A New Survey of the

The English American his Travel by Sea and Land:
A Journal of Three thousand and Three hundred Miles
within the main Land of

Wherein is set forth
His Voyage from Spain to S. John de Ulhua; and thence
to Xalappa, to Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and forward to
MEXICO: With the Description of that great City, as it
was in former times, and also at this present.
His Journey from Mexico, through the Provinces of Gua-
xaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, Truxillo, Comayagua,
with his abode XII. years about Guatemala, especiall in
the Indian Towns of Mixco, Pinola, Petapa, Amatitlan.
His strange and wonderful Conversion and Calling from
those remote Parts to his Native Countrey : With his Return
through the Province of Nicaragua and Costa Rica, to Nicoya,
Panama, Porto bello, Cartagena and Havana, with divers Occur-
rents and Dangers that did befal in the said journey.
A new and exact Discovery of the Spanish Navigation
to those Parts : And of their Dominions, Government, Reli-
gion, Forts, Castles, Ports, Havens, Commodities, Fa-
shions, Behavior of Spaniards, Priests and Friers,
Black-moors, Mulatto's, Mestiso's, Indians;
and of their Feasts and Solemnities.

With a GRAMMAR, or some few Rudiments of
the Indian Tongue, called Poconchi or Pocoman.

The third Edition enlarged by the Author, with a new and accurate Map.


LONDON: Printed by A. Clark and are to be sold by
John Martyn, Robert Horn and Walter Kettilby. 1677.

This work was published before January 1, 1928, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.