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Although Mary Dickinson was able to earn a few meals of ﬁsh by suckling an Indian newborn, it was becoming clear that the castaways had overstayed their welcome in Ais: Escape of the Nickaleers Sometimes they would look upon us as though they had some ill intent towards the whole of us: at other times they would tell us (who were nominally Spaniards) how and in what manner those of Smith’s company should be put to death. . Sometimes doubts would arise amongst us concerning what would be the end of us, and what manner of death we should pass through.
9 So essential questions about the role of Spanish Borderlands studies in early American history lingered for most of the twentieth century. How should Florida, Louisiana, and Texas, as well as New Mexico, Arizona, and California, be related to other colonies in North America? Are there comparisons and connections worth pursuing that would result in a wider, even a deeper, understanding of American colonial history? Can the history of French and Spanish colonization be raised from their subordinate role in United States national narratives and be understood on their own terms while still providing grist for the comparative mill?
The fact that the castaways had refused to head southward from Jobé, the usual course for Spanish survivors on the lower coast, had put their identity in doubt. A week passed, with the Ais becoming increasingly hostile: “for they would now daily be asking us, if we were not Nickaleer? or English? And would not be satisﬁed with a denial” (57). The Old Cacique now said that only one of them could go with him to St. Augustine. The consensus among the group was to send Dickinson, but Kirle and Dickinson overruled the others and appointed Solomon because he could speak the Spanish language well, and no other of us could: and should any other of us have gone and come amongst those Indians to the northward, who we supposed could speak the Spanish language well, we should be discovered to be what these people did suppose we were.