... to explore the island of Cuba brought back information that they had seen people who carried a lighted firebrand to kindle fire, and perfumed ... who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage (1494a6), and the practice of tobacco-chewing was first seen by the Spaniards on the coast of South America in 1502. ... which they handed over to Sir Walter Raleigh. ... of six or eight feet; but the flowers must not be allowed to form, except in the case of a few plants left purposely for seed.
|Title||:||The World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer|
|Author||:||William Harrison De Puy|