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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers, chapter 7 (search)
e named this river Port Royal because of the largeness and excellent fairness of the same. [The remains of this fortress of Charlesfort are undoubtedly those still to be seen on Old Fort Plantation, near Beaufort, S. C., at the junction of Beaufort River with Battery Creek. The compiler of this book was encamped on this plantation for several months during the civil war, and visited the fortifications very frequently. They are built of a kind of concrete made with oyster-shells, and called coquina,this being the material also employed in Spanish buildings of the same period at St. Augustine. There is another similar fortification a little farther up Beaufort River.] Ii.—Alone in the New world. [the thirty Frenchmen left behind at port Royal by Ribaut were probably the first Europeans who deliberately undertook to remain without ships upon the Atlantic shore of north America. Parkman says of them, Albert and his companions might watch the receding ships. . . . they were
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers, Index. (search)
aptain, Philip, 177, 179, 199. Ameyro, 44. Amonate, 252. Anderson's Norsemen in America, 9. Anne, Queen (of England), 258, 259, 260, 262. Appamatuck, Queen of, 245. Aquixo, 132. Argall, Captain, Samuel, 262. Arias, Peter, 121. Asher, G. M., 54, 280. Audusta, King, 150, 153. B. Bancroft's History of the United States, 60. Barentsen, Pieter, 307. Barlowe, Arthur, 177. Barre, Nicolas, 152. Bartholomew, 164. Bassaba, 223. Bay of Chaleur visited, 99. Beaufort River, Ruins on, 148. Beauhaire, Monsieur, De, 161. Beñalosa, Captain, 77, 81. Bennet, 298, 300, 301. Biarni, 3, 4, 5, 6. Billington, Francis, 332. Birds, American, 352. Bouwensz, Tymen, 307. Bradford, Governor, William, 314, 318. Brereton, John, 202, 203, 213. Brodhead, J. R., 280. Bute, Michael, 300, 301, 302. C. Cabot and Verrazzano, 53-70. John, 55. J. Elliot, 2. Sebastian, 56-59. Cabeza de Vaca, Voyage of, 7r-96. Canada, The French in, 97-118, 267.