Transcribed, Translated, and Edited by Bolton Glanvill Corney from the official MS. records preserved in the General Collection oft he Archives of the Indies, at Sevilla, the Hydrographic Office of the Ministry of the Navy, and the library of the Royal Academy of History, at Madrid.

The Hakluyt Society, Cambridge, 1908.

DESPATCH No. 396 from the viceroy of Peru, to The Secretary of State for the Indies .