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with twelve thousand land forces, equipped with all sorts of warlike instruments, and every kind of convenience, Vernon weighed anchor, without any definite purpose. Havana lay within three days sail; its conquest would have made England supreme in the Gulf of Mexico. But Vernon insisted on searching for the fleet of the French and Spaniards; and the French had already left the fatal climate. The council of war, yielding to the vehement direction of Admiral Vernon, resolved to attack Carthagena, the strongest place in Spanish America. The fleet appeared before the town on the fourth of March, and lost five days in inactivity. Fifteen days were required to gain possession of the fortress that rose near the entrance to the harbor; the Spaniards themselves abandoned Castillo Grande. It remained to storm Fort San Lazaro, which commanded the town. The attack, devised without judgment, was made by twelve hundred men with intrepidity; but the assailants were repulsed, with the loss
V. Vane, Sir Henry, arrives, I. 383. His character, I. 36. Trial, 38. Death, 40. Van Rensselaer purchases land, I 280 Vermont, III. 370. Vernon at Porto Bello, III. 439 Carthagena, 441. Verrazzani, I. 15. Vincennes, III. 366. Vincennes, town of, III. 346. Virginia, I. 95, 117. First charter, 120 Its code of laws, 122. Colonists embark for, 123. Colonized, 124. Weakened by dissensions, 125. And sickness, 127. Smith's administration, 134. New charter, 136. Suffers from famine, 139. Relieved by Lord Delaware, 140. Martial law introduced, 143. Third patent, 145. Tenure of the lands in, 150. Tobacco its staple, 151. Argall its deputy-governor, 151. Yeardley, 152. Its first assembly, 153. Acquires civil freedom, 156. Sir Francis Wyatt, 157. Servants in, 175 Slaves, 176. Wyatt's administration, 178. Silk cultivated, 178. Vines and cotton, 179. The aborigines, 180. Massacre, 181. Indian war, 183. Commissioners arrive, 189. Spirit of liberty,