The Discovery Of This Continent, it’s Results To The Natives

Columbus Landing on Hispaniola

In the year 1470, there lived in Lisbon, a town in Portugal, a man by the name of Christopher Columbus, who there married Dona Felipa, the daughter of Bartolome Monis De Palestrello, an Italian (then deceased), who had arisen to great celebrity as a navigator. Dona Felipa was the idol of her doting father, and



Biography of Robert Morier

Sir Robert Morier

Diplomatist. Diplomacy as a profession is a product of modern history. As Europe emerged from the Middle Ages, the dividing walls between State and State were broken down, and Governments found it necessary to have trained agents resident at foreign courts to conduct the questions of growing importance which arose between them. Churchmen were at



Jacobsen, Maria Helena Riggs Mrs. – Obituary

Maria Riggs Jacobsen, 80, of Portland, a former Baker City resident, died Dec. 25, 2004, at Portland. Friends gathered to honor her life on Jan. 9 at the Tualatin Elks Lodge. Maria Helena Riggs was born on June 2, 1924, at Lisbon, Portugal. She moved to Baker City as a child and graduated from Baker



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