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The English acquisitions in Guinea and East-India. Containing, first, the several forts and castles of the Royal African Company, from sally in South Barbary, to the cape of Good-Hope, in Africa, viz. James Fort, in the river of Gambo. Sherbrow, in York Island. Serra Leona, in Bence Island. Dickeys Cove. Commends. Cape Coast Castle. Fort Royal. Annamabo. Winnebah. Acra. Secondly, the forts and factories of the Honourable East-India Company in Persia, India, sumatra, China, &c. viz. Spawhawn and Gambroon, in Persia. Fort St. George. Fort St. David. Conimeere. Cuduloor, Porto Novo. Midepollam Merchlapatam. Pettipole the coast of coromnadel. Carway Callicut. Surrat. Bombay Island, Ballasore. Hugly. chuttanetti. Daca. Rhajama, on the Co. of Mallabar Atcheen, and York Fort, in Sumatra Amoy, canton, and tonqueen, in China, &c. With an account of the inhabitants of all these countries; their religion, government, trade marriages, funerals, strange custom, &c. Also, birds, beasts, serpents, monsters, and other strange creatures found there. Intermix with divers accidents, and notable remarks. With cuts. Likewise, a description of the isle of St. Helena, where the English usually refresh in their india voyages. By Robert Burton.

Crouch, Nathaniel, 1632?-1725?
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London : Printed for A. Bettesworth at the Red Lyon, and J. Batley at the Dove, in Pater-noster-Row, 1728.

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179,[1]p., plate ; 12⁰.

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ESTC N65563


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