Excerpt from The First Letter of Christopher Columbus to the Noble Lord Raphael Sanchez Announcing the Discovery of America: Reproduced in Fac-Simile From the Copy of the Latin Version of 1493 Now in the Boston Public Library
On the thirty-third day after leaving Cadiz I came... into the Indian Sea, where I discovered many islands inhabited by numerous people. I took possession of all Of them for our most fortunate King by making public proclamation and unfurling his standard, no one making any resistance. To the first Of them I have given the name of our blessed Saviour, trusting in6 A Letter of Christopher Columbus.
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