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of aliens before denization. His second son, Sebastian Cabot, probably a Venetian by birth, a cosmographer bn chains. In the early part of the same month, Sebastian Cabot, then not much more than twenty-one years of agdness, steered into the harbor of Calicut. Meantime Cabot proceeded towards the north, till icebergs compelledern sea. Such is the meagre account given by Sebastian Cabot, through his friend Peter Martyr, the historian the terrestrial paradise itself; and in the summer, Cabot, the youngest of them all, made known to the world tn Hakluyt, IV. 419. Purchas, i. 95, 916. Memoir of Cabot, b. II. c. III. and IV. which he attained, was proa memorial of his Chap. I.} 1501 crime Memoir of Cabot, 242. Navarette, Viages Menores, III. 43, 44. and igainst the statement in the text. Compare Memoir of Cabot, 316. The island of Cape Breton acquired its name frvery, which Henry VIII. had favored. Memoir of S. Cabot, 271—276. Hakluyt asserts, that Verrazzani was thr
rge and undefined regions at the southern extremity of our republic. The expedition of Francis I. discovered the continent in a latitude south of the coast which Cabot had explored; but Verrazzani had yet been anticipated. The claim to Florida, on the ground of discovery, belonged to the Spanish, and was successfully asserted. ssage unquestionable, and, by simultaneous voyages along the American coast, on the Pacific, and on the Atlantic, he hoped to complete the discovery, to which Sebastian Cabot had pointed the way. Quarta Carta, o Relacion de Don Fernando Cortes. S. XIX. In Barcia's Historiadores Primitivos, i. 151, 152. The same may be found iy looked for great and exceeding riches. Peter Martyr, d. VIII. l. x. The adventure of Gomez had no political results. It had been furthered by the enemies of Cabot, who was, at that time, in the service of Spain; and it established the reputation of the Bristol mariner. Peter Martyr, d. VI. l. x., and d VIII. l. x. Gomar
VIII., on his accession, surrendered to his father-in-law the services of Sebastian Cabot. Once, perhaps in 1517, the young king promoted a voyage of discovery, burity. In the first year of his reign the council advanced a hundred pounds for Cabot, a pilot, to come out of Hispain to serve and inhabit in England. In the next Chap. III.} the trade of fishing freely without such charges. In 1549 Sebastian Cabot was once more in England, brought over at the cost of the exchequer; and p ships, under the command of Sir Hugh Willoughby, following the instructions of Cabot, now almost an octogenarian, dropped down the Thames with the intent to reach Clity of effecting a north-west passage had Chap. III.} ever been maintained by Cabot. The study of geography had now become an interesting pursuit; the press teeme? utive and legislative authority. Thus the attempts at colonization, in which Cabot and Frobisher had failed, were renewed under a patent that conferred every Immu
t unwisely, though probably at the request of the corporation, ordered, that the industry and commerce of the respective colonies should for five years, at least, be conducted in a joint stock. The king also reserved to himself the right of future legislation. Thus were the political forms of the colony established, when, on the nineteenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred and six, one hundred and nine years after the discovery of the American continent by Cabot, forty-one years from the settlement of Florida, the little squadron of three vessels, the largest not exceeding one hundred tons burthen, Smith's Virginia, i. 150. bearing one hundred and five men, destined Chap. IV.} to remain, set sail for a harbor in Virginia. The voyage began under inauspicious omens. Of the one hundred and five, on the list of emigrants, there were but twelve laborers, and very few mechanics. See the names in Smith, i. 153, and in Purchas, IV. 1706. They we