Storm van 's Gravesande, The Rise of British Guiana, Compiled from His Despatches: Volumes I-II

1st Edition

C.A. Harris, J.A.J. de Villiers

Hakluyt Society
Published October 28, 2010
Reference - 740 Pages
ISBN 9781409424789 - CAT# Y239902
Series: Hakluyt Society, Second Series

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Summary

Extracts from despatches by Laurens Storm van 's Gravesande to the directors of the Zeeland Chamber of the Dutch West India Company, 1738-72, selected to illustrate the rise and expansion of the colony, with a detailed introduction. Volume I ends with the despatch dated 15 March 1760. Volume II covers the period May 1760 to September 1772. The pagination is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1911.

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