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  • The Spanish ships were outnumbered chiefly because the convoy had become scattered by bad management and bad seamanship. The more valuable part of it, consisting of the four galleons, and eleven trading ships in which the king's share of the treasure was being carried, became separated from the rest, and on being chased by the superior force of Heyn endeavoured to take refuge at Matanzas in the island of Cuba, hoping to be able to land the bullion in the bush before the Dutchman could come up with them.
  • In spite of high tariffs and civil wars, and the competition of Matanzas, Cardenas, Cienfuegos and other Cuban ports opened to foreign trade in modern times, the commerce of Havana has steadily increased.
  • MATANZAS, an important city of Cuba, capital of Matanzas Province, situated on a large deep bay on the N.
  • MATANZAS, an important city of Cuba, capital of Matanzas Province, situated on a large deep bay on the N.
  • And E., and Matanzas is served by steamships to New York and by the coast steamers of the Herrera Line.
 

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