Chap. V. History of the discovery and conquest of Mexico, continued.
VI. The Spaniards commence their march to Mexico; with an account of the
war in Tlascala, and the submission of that nation.
VII. Events during the march of the Spaniards from Tlascala to Mexico.
VIII. Arrival of the Spaniards in
Mexico, and transactions there till
the arrival of Narvaez to supersede Cortes.
IX. Expedition of Narvaez to supersede
Cortes in the command, and
occurrences till his defeat by Cortes.
X. Occurrences from the defeat of Narvaez,
to the expulsion of the
Spaniards from Mexico, and the subsequent battle of Otumba.
XI. Occurrences from the battle of
Otumba, till the march of Cortes to
XII. Transactions of Cortes and the
Spaniards, from their march against
Mexico, to the commencement of the siege of that city.
XIII. Narrative of occurrences, from
the commencement of the siege of
Mexico to its reduction, and the capture of Guatimotzin.
XIV. Occurrences in New Spain, immediately
subsequent to the reduction
XV. Expeditions sent by Cortes to
reduce the provinces of the Mexican
XVI. Expedition of Garay to colonize Panuco.
XVII. Narrative of various expeditions
for the reduction of different
provinces in New Spain.
XVIII. Negociations of Cortes at
the court of Spain, respecting the
conquest and government of Mexico.
XIX. Of an expedition against the
Zapotecas, and various other
XX. Narrative of the expedition of Cortes to Higueras.
XXI. Return of Cortes to Mexico,
and occurrences there previous to his
departure for Europe.
XXII. Narrative of occurrences, from
the departure of Cortes to Europe
till his death.
XXIII. Concluding observations by the Author.
Chap. VI. History of the discovery and conquest of Peru, by Francisco Pizarro; written by Augustino Zarate, treasurer of that kingdom, a few years after the conquest.
I. Of the discovery of Peru, with some account of the country and its
II. Transactions of Pizarro and the
Spaniards in Peru, from the
commencement of the conquest, till the departure of Almagro for the
discovery of Chili.
III. Occurrences from the departure
of Almagro for Chili, to his capture
by Pizarro, being the first part of the civil wars in Peru.
IV. Expeditions of Pedro de Valdivia
into Chili, and of Gonzalo Pizarro
to Los Canelos.
V. Conspiracy of the Almagrians and Assassination of Pizarro.