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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 ...
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
He had been behind in the crowd , he said , beside the carriage of the
commissioner and the judge of the Marine Court sent by the Havana authorities
to deliver the pirates . It was after that , that in Ramon's dusky store , I had my first
sight of ...
Oh , I know them very well , ” Carlos smiled , “ there are many of them at Havana .
They came there after what they call the '98 , when there was great rebellion in
Ireland , and many good Catholics were killed and ruined . ” “ Then he's a rebel ...
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