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... had sent Tomas Castro to bring him to Cuba , to the town of Rio Medio . “ The
town belongs to my uncle . He is very rich ; a Grand d'Espagne . : everything ; but
he is now very old , and has left Havana to die in his palace in his own town .
But I do not even know whether those who take my goods are pirates , as you
English say , or Mexican privateers , as the Havana authorities say . I do not very
much care . Basta , what I know is that every week some ship with a letter of ...
You yourself , seņor , or the excellent Mr. Topnambo , if you desired to know what
ships in a month's time are likely to be sailing for Havana , for New Orleans , or
any Gulf port , you would ask me . What more natural ? It is my business , my ...
Or you can take a trip with me to Havana till it blows over . My old woman's on
board . ” His face fell . But there , you'll get round her . I'll see you through . ” They
drank some sangaree and became noisy . I wasn't very happy ; there was much ...
Others thought that there wasn't very much to be exultant over . We had not really
captured the pirates ; they had been handed over to the admiral by the Havana
authorities — as an international courtesy I suppose , or else because they were
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