A new account of the East Indies, being the observations and remarks of Capt. Alexander Hamilton, who spent his time there from the year 1688 to 1723, trading and travelling, by sea and land, to most of the countries and islands of commerce and navigation, between the Cape of Good-Hope, and the Island of Japon. Volume I

An account of the travels of Alexander Hamilton to the East Indies for the purpose of better understanding the traditions and customs of the indigenous inhabitants of these areas. He also describes the harbours and rivers that he encountered.

 

Title
A new account of the East Indies, being the observations and remarks of Capt. Alexander Hamilton, who spent his time there from the year 1688 to 1723, trading and travelling, by sea and land, to most of the countries and islands of commerce and navigation, between the Cape of Good-Hope, and the Island of Japon. Volume I
Creator
Hamilton, Alexander, -1732?
Subject
Hamilton, Alexander, -1732?--Travel
East Indies--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Description and travel
Publisher
Printed by John Mosman, 1727
Digital Description
application/pdf, 50229 KB, 461 p.: maps
Table of Contents
Ch. I. Gives a traditional account of the first settling of Europeans at the Cape of Good Hope...
ch. II. Gives a short description of the islands in the Ethiopian Seas...
ch. III. Gives a description of Zeyla's sea coast...
ch. IV. Gives a short description of the coast of Arabia...
ch. V. Gives a description of Immaum of Mocha's country...
ch. VI. Gives a description of Aden...
ch. VII. Treats of the kingdom and city of Muskat...
ch. VIII. Gives an acccount of Bassora city...
ch. IX. Gives a description of the sea coast of Persia...
ch. X. Is the continuation of the observations on the empire of Persia...
ch. XI. Treats of the Mogul's dominions on the river Indus...
ch. XII. Gives an account of the ancient kingdom of Guzerat...
ch. XIII. Gives an account of the cities of Cambay, Baroach and Surat...
ch. XIV. Is a continuation of my observations of the religions and customs used in Surat...
ch. XV. Gives an account of the famous Aurengzeb's birth...
ch. XVI. Treats of the cities and towns on the sea coast...
ch. XVII. Gives a description of Bombay...
ch. XVIII. Continues the observations on the affairs of Bombay...
ch. XIX. Gives an account of the War of Bombay...
ch. XX. Gives an account of what is remarkable on some islands...
ch. XXI. Gives an account of Goa...
ch. XXII. Gives an account of Sundah Rajah's dominions...
ch. XXIII. Gives a description of Canara...
ch. XIV. Treats of the Malabars...
- ch. XV. Observations on the Samorin...
ch. XVI. Gives an account of Couchin...
ch. XVII. Treats of the island of Ceylon...
ch. XVIII. Treats of the countries on the sea coast...
ch. XXIX. Gives a short description of Fort St. George...
ch. XXX. Gives an account of the coast of Chormondel...
ch. XXXI. Treats of the sea coast and some inland countries...
ch. XXXII. Is an account of the maritime towns on the Coaft of Orixa.
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