In his own words. And from the book written by his son Ferdinand. Amid all of the controversies about his actions, what was his side of the story?
“Now in the meantime I had learned from certain Indians, whom I had seized there, that this country was indeed an island, and therefore I proceeded toward the east, keeping all the time near the coast, for three hundred twenty-two miles, to the extreme ends of this island.”
Read from a letter he wrote when he got back to Spain: http://dld.bz/fXG7w
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