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plunder to be had at the settlement, and he made his plans accordingly.
He had sent a boat loaded with eighteen English arquebuses and archers ashore north of the harbour. They had instructions to watch the roads leaving the settlement and prevent the Spaniards from escaping with their treasure before Rodney could capture it. He was well aware that, if attacked from the sea by superior odds, the inhabitants of the settlement would run away as quickly as possible, taking with them everything of value they could lay their hands on.
Soon after his men had landed, Rodney sailed the Santa Perpetua boldly into the harbour, knowing that at the first sight of her the Governor and the people would expect her to be manned by Spaniards. It was only when they were anchored and his men were already rowing ashore that Rodney ran up the flag of St. George.
There was some hand-to-hand fighting; but when Rodney threatened the Spaniards with a taste of the Santa Perpetua's guns, they surrendered unconditionally.
It was not an important settlement, but there was a large quantity of gold and silver, both in coinage and domestic utensils, and some very fine bales of silk which the Governor had purchased to send back to Spain. There were cedar boards, too, and Spanishweapons which Rodney knew had a value in England.
While they were there, they also took the opportunity of replenishing both the Santa Perpetua and the Sea Hawk with provisions and good Chile wine. It was not wise to linger long m case they were surprised by Spanish warships ; so having taken everything they could aboard, Rodney sailed away, leaving the Spaniards furious but powerless to do anything to prevent their going.
The Sea Hawk was now weighted down with cargo, as was the Santa Perpetua and Lizbeth guessed there would not be much point in delaying their passage home. She was sure that was why Rodney was having a conference with Barlow at this very moment ; then, as she watched the boats returning from the shore where they had deposited the slaves from the pearling lugger, she heard a footstep and looking up, she saw that Don Miguel had come up on the quarter-deck.

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