Since it had to be so, let us be thankful that it was Vespucci's first name which was selected, and not his last one.
To say the truth, Vespucci shone only by reflection from an age of glory.
The fourth voyage was undertaken the next year, and on this Vespucci explored portions of the coast of Brazil.
These essentials have been furnished by the rehabilitator of Vespucci with some audacity.
Vespucci asserts that an encounter took place during his first voyage with this number of casualties.
The evidence against Vespucci is cumulative and quite conclusive.
Vespucci seems to have been one of these promoters of Hojeda's voyage.
Vespucci may be acquitted of having contemplated so great an injustice.
The map of Juan de la Cosa is important when we come to the consideration of the statements in the letters of Vespucci.
These voyages rest only on Vespucci's own statements, which are not to be implicitly believed.