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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 07 by Kerr, Robert, 1755-1813

A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 07 by Kerr, Robert, 1755-1813

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VOYAGES AND TRAVELS,
ARRANGED IN SYSTEMATIC ORDER:
FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND

PROGRESS
OF NAVIGATION, DISCOVERY, AND COMMERCE,
BY SEA AND LAND,
FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT TIME.

BY
ROBERT KERR, F.R.S. & F.A.S. EDIN.
ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND CHARTS.
VOL. VII.

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, EDINBURGH:
AND T. CADELL, LONDON.
MDCCCXXIV.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME VII.

PART II.--(Continued.)
BOOK III.--(Continued.)
CONTINUATION OF THE DISCOVERIES AND CONQUESTS OF THE PORTUGUESE IN THE

EAST; TOGETHER WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY VOYAGES OF OTHER
EUROPEAN NATIONS TO INDIA.
CHAPTER IV.--(Continued.)
Continuation of the Portuguese transactions in India, after the return of Don Stefano de Gama from Suez in
1541, to the Reduction of Portugal under the Dominion of Spain in 1581.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS,
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SECTION XIII. Account of an expedition of the Portuguese from India to Madagascar in 1613.
SECTION XIV. Continuation of the transactions of the Portuguese in India, from 1617 to 1640: and the

conclusion of the Portuguese Asia of Manuel de Faria.
SECTION XV. Occurrences in Pegu, Martavan, Pram, Siam, and other places.
SECTION XVI. A short account of the Portuguese possessions between the Cape of Good Hope and China.

CHAPTER V.
Voyages and Travels in Egypt, Syria, Arabia, Persia, and India.

By Ludovico Verthema, in 1503.
Introduction
SECTION I. Of the Navigation from Venice to Alexandria in Egypt, and from thence to Damascus in Syria.
SECTION II. Of the City of Damascus.
SECTION III. Of the Journey from Damascus to Mecca, and of the Manners of the Arabians.
SECTION IV. Observations of the Author during his residence at Mecca.
SECTION V. Adventures of the Author in various parts of Arabia Felix, or Yemen.
SECTION VI. Observations of the Author relative to some parts of Persia.
SECTION VII. Observations of the Author on various parts of India.
SECTION VIII. Account of the famous City and Kingdom of Calicut.
SECTION IX. Observations on various parts of India.
SECTION X. Continuation of the Authors Adventures, after his return to Calicut.
SECTION XI. Account of a memorable Battle between the Mahometan Navy of Calicut and the Portuguese.
SECTION XII. Navigation of the Author to Ethiopia, and return to Europe by Sea.

CHAPTER VI.

Voyages and Travels of Cesar Frederick in India.
Introduction
SECTION I. Voyage from Venice to Bir in Asia Minor.
SECTION II. Of Feluchia and Babylon.
SECTION III. Of Basora.

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SECTION IV. Of Ormuz.
SECTION V. Of Goa, Diu, and Cambaya.
SECTION VI. Of Damann, Bassen, Tana, Chaul, and some other places.
SECTION VII. Of Goa.
SECTION VIII. Of the City of Bijanagur.
SECTION IX. Of Cochin.
SECTION X. Of the Pearl Fishery in the Gulf of Manaar.
SECTION XI. Of the Island of Ceylon.
SECTION XII. Of Negapatam.
SECTION XIII. Of Saint Thome and other places.
SECTION XIV. Of the Island of Sumatra and the City of Malacca.
SECTION XV. Of the City of Siam.
SECTION XVI. Of the Kingdom of Orissa and the River Ganges.
SECTION XVII. Of Tanasserim and other places.
SECTION XVIII. Of Martaban and the Kingdom of Pegu.
SECTION XIX. Voyages of the Author to different parts of India.
SECTION XX. Some Account of the Commodities of India.
SECTION XXI. Return of the Author to Europe.

CHAPTER VII.

Early English Voyages to Guinea, and other parts of the West Coast of Africa.
Introduction.
SECTION I. Second Voyage of the English to Barbary, in the year 1552, by Captain Thomas Windham.
SECTION II. A Voyage from England to Guinea and Benin in 1553, by Captain Windham and Antonio Anes

Pinteado.
SECTION III. Voyage to Guinea, in 1554, by Captain John Lok.
SECTION IV. Voyage to Guinea in 1555, by William Towerson, Merchant of London.

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