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Context of The British sailor's discovery, or, The Spanish pretensions confuted : containing a short history of the discoveries and conquests of Spain in America, with a particular account of the illegal and unchristian means they made use of to establish their settlements there : proving that the sovereign sole dominion, claimed by the Crown of Spain to the West-Indies, is founded upon an unjustifiable possession : whilst the rights and possessions of the British subjects in those parts are both agreeable to the law of nations, and principles of Christianity : that America was discovered and planted by the ancient Britons 300 years before Columbus conducted the Spaniards thither ... : also the declaration of war against Spain by Oliver Cromwell, in 1655, translated from the Latin original .., (electronic resource)
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