Diaz minutely enumerates and describes all the
horses, mentioning who
they all belonged to.—E.
 According to Clavigero, II. 7. this armament,
by which a great and
populous empire was subverted, consisted of eleven vessels, carrying
1O9 mariners, 508 soldiers, divided into eleven companies, ten
field-pieces, four falconets, and sixteen horses. Alaminos, who had
been pilot to Cordavo and Grijalva, was chief pilot of this
 On a former occasion, the chaplain of the expedition
Bartholome de Olmedo, but this other clergyman appears likewise to
have attended the expedition.—E.
 In Clavigero and other Spanish authors, this person
is named de Olid,
but Diaz uniformly gives him the name in the text.—E.
 Diaz says that this was the expedition of Cordova;
but that was in
1517, two years before. According to Clavigero, Aguilar had learnt the
Maja language, which was spoken by the inhabitants of Yucutan and
Cozumel, and became very useful to Cortes as his interpreter.—E.
 This river is called Chiapa by Clavigero.—E.
 Clavigero calls the field of battle the plain
of Ceutla, where he
says there was another Indian town not far distant from Tabasco.—E.
 According to Clavigero, this place was named Madona
which was destroyed by the English about the middle of the seventeenth
century, the inhabitants removing to Villahermosa, at a greater
distance from the coast.—E.
 There are no lions or tigers in America, but Europeans
given these names to other species of the same genus, such as the
felis onca, or jaguar; F. discolor or jaguarate; and F. concolor, or
puma; which last is often called the American lion, and the jaguar is
the Mexican tiger.—E.