chapter  26
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Luis Zegri to the Audiencia of New Spain, Vera Cruz, September 18, 1568

Iwentdowntotherivermouthtoawaitafrigatewhichwas sentouttolearnwhatshipsthesewere,whichwereanchored offtherivermouth.Itreturnedatabouttwoo'clock,after dinner,withnewsthattheywerethefleet,Franciscode Luxangeneralcommanding.DonMartinEnriquez,sonof theMarquesdeAlcafiizes,(p.II)isaboard,commissioned viceroyforNewSpain.Therearethirteensailandtheysay theyleftSpainonJuly6.Hisexcellencyhaswithhimason ofhisagedtenortwelveyears,whoisalreadyinthiscity. Hecameashoreinthefrigatewhichbroughtthenews,along withsomeoftheviceroy'svaluables.