The consumption of this Article at Madeira and the Azores does not exceed 740,000 cwt.
The Azores ought, too, to have shown more connection with America.
Azores (a-zorz'), a group of islands in the Atlantic belonging to Portugal, and 800 miles west of it.
Slowly the storm abated, and on 18th February they reached the Azores.
Homeward-bound galleons or merchantmen were to be met with occasionally at the Azores.
The Azores had been discovered in 1439 and colonized by the Portuguese in 1440.
Contrary winds had forced him to alter his course to the Azores, where oranges and lemons had cured him of the scurvy.
They are said to have reached the Azores some forty days after the beginning of the catastrophe.
How is it with the Azores; to be sure the heavy western gales would tend to diffuse the same species over that group.
Penn sailed on the 30th of November, with five of his frigates, for the Azores.