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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 .
You yourself, senor, 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 trade,
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
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