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A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF 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. IX.

MDCCCXXIV. CONTENTS

OF

VOL. IX.

PART II. BOOK III. CONTINUED.

CHAP. X. (Continued.)

Early Voyages of the English to India, after the Establishment of the East India Company

SECT. XV. (Continued) - Eighth Voyage of the English East-India Company, in 1611, by Captain John Saris

Sec.5. Further Observations respecting the Moluccas, and the Completion of the Voyage to Japan

Sec.6. Arrival at Brando, and some Account of the Habits, Manners, and Customs of the Japanese

Sec.7. Journey of Captain Saris to the Court of the Emperor, with his Observations there and by the Way

Sec.8. Occurrences at Firando during the Absence of Captain Saris

Sec.9. Continuation of these Occurrences

Sec.10. Conclusion of these

Sec.11. Occurrences at Firando, after the return of Captain Saris

Sec.12. Voyage from Japan to Bantam, and thence to England

Sec.I3. Intelligence concerning Yedso or Jesso, received from a Japanese at Jedo, who had been twice there

Sec.14. Note of Commodities vendible in Japan

Sec.15. Supplementary Notices of Occurrences in Japan, after the departure of Captain Saris

SECT. XVI. Ninth Voyage of the East-India Company, in 1612, by Captain Edward Marlow

SECT. XVII. Tenth Voyage of the East-India Company, in 1612, written by Mr Thomas Best, Chief Commander

Sec.1. Observations during the Voyage from England to Surat

Sec.2. Transactions with the Subjects of the Mogul, Fights with the Portuguese, Settlement of a Factory and Departure for Acheen

Sec.3. Occurrences at Acheen in Sumatra

Sec.4. Trade at Tecoo and Passaman, with the Voyage to Bantam, and thence to England

SECT. XVIII. Observations made during the foregoing Voyage, by Mr Copland, Chaplain, Mr Robert Boner, Master, and Mr Nicholas Whittington, Merchant

Sec.1. Notes extracted from the Journal of Mr Copland, Chaplain of the Voyage

Sec.2. Notes extracted from the Journal of Mr Robert Boner, who was Master of the Dragon

Sec.3. Extract from a Treatise by Mr Nicholas Whittington, who was left as Factor in the Mogul Country by Captain Best, containing some of his Travels and Adventures

SECT. XIX. Eleventh Voyage of the East-India Company, in 1612, in the Salomon

SECT. XX. Twelfth Voyage of the East-India Company, in 1613, by Captain Christopher Newport

Sec.1. Observations at St Augustine, Mohelia, and divers Parts of Arabia

Sec.2. Proceedings on the Coast of Persia, and Treachery of the Baloches

Sec.3. Arrival at Diul-ginde, and landing of the Ambassador: Seeking Trade there, are crossed by the slanderous Portuguese: Go to Sumatra and Bantam; and thence to England

CHAP XI. Continuation of the Early Voyages of the English East India Company to India

Introduction

SECT. I. Voyage of Captain Nicholas Downton to India, in 1614

Sec.1. Incidents at Saldanha, Socotora, and Swally; with an Account of the Disagreements between the Moguls and Portuguese, and between the Nabob and the English

Sec.2. Account of the Forces of the Portuguese, their hostile Attempts and Fight with the English, in which they are disgracefully repulsed

Sec.3. Supplies received by the Portuguese, who vainly endeavour to use Fire-boats. They seek Peace, which is refused, and depart. Interview between the Nabob and Captain Downton, and Departure of the English

SECT. II. Relations by Mr Elkington and Mr Dodsworth, in Supplement to preceding Voyage

Sec.1. Continuation of the Voyage from Surat to Bantam, by Captain Thomas Elkington

Sec.2. Brief Observations by Mr Edward Dodsworth, who returned to England in the Hope

SECT. III. Journey of Richard Steel and John Crowther, from Agimere, in India, to Ispahan, in Persia, in the Years 1615, and 1616

SECT. IV. Voyage of Captain Walter Peyton to India, in 1615

Sec.1. Occurrences during the Voyage from England to Surat

Sec.2. Occurrences at Calicut and Sumatra. Miscarriage of the English Ships, Abuses of the Dutch, and Factories in India

Sec.3. Brief Notice of the Ports, Cities, and Towns, inhabited by, and traded with, by the Portuguese, between the Cape of Good Hope and Japan, in the Year 1616

SECT. V. Notes, concerning the Proceedings of the Factory at Cranganore, from the Journal of Roger Hawes

SECT. VI. Journal of Sir Thomas Roe, Ambassador from James I. to Shah Jehanguire, Mogul Emperor of Hindoostan

Introduction

Sec.1. Journey from Surat to the Court of the Mogul, and Entertainment there, with some Account of the Customs of the Country

Sec.2. Occurrences in June, July, and August, 1616, from which the Character and Dispositions of the Mogul and his Subjects may be observed

Sec.3. Of the Celebration of the King's Birth-day, with other Occurrences, in September, 1616

Sec.4. Broils about Abdala Khan, and Khan-Khannan: Ambitious Projects of Sultan Churrum to subvert his eldest Brother: Sea-fight with a Portuguese Carrack; and various other Occurrences

Sec.5. Continuation of Occurrences at Court, till leaving Agimere, in November, 1616

Sec.6. Sir Thomas Roe follows the Progress of the Court, and describes the King's Leskar, &c.

Sec.7. A New-year's Gift - Suspicion entertained of the English - Dissatisfaction of the Persian Ambassador - English Ships of War in the Indian Seas

Sec.8 Asaph Khan and Noormahal protect the English from Hope of Gain. - Arrival of Mr Steel. - Danger to the Public from private Trade - Stirs about a Fort

SECT. VII. Relation of a Voyage to India in 1616, with Observations respecting the Dominions of the Great Mogul, by Mr Edward Terry

Sec.1. Occurrences during the Voyage from England to Surat

Sec.2. Description of the Mogul Empire

Sec.3. Of the People of Hindoostan, and their Manners and Customs

Sec.4. Of the Sects, Opinions, Rites Priests, &c. of the Hindoos; with other Observations

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