(From the publisher):
With the Conquest of Mexico as the ground-work of his story, Mr. Henty has interwoven the adventures of an English youth. He is beset by many perils among the natives, but by a ruse he obtains the protection of the Spaniards, and after the fall of Mexico he succeeds in regaining his native shore, with a fortune and a charming Aztec bride.
Original title: By Right of Conquest; or, With Cortez in Mexico
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ South & Central America