Diary of Paulus Gevers of his journey to Batavia and Bantam, 1776-1777 Reisjournaal van Paulus Gevers naar Batavia en Bantam, 1776-1777


The Rotterdam Patriot Paulus Gevers (1741-1797), sets sail on the 8th of December 1776 on the ship of Captain Adrianus Frederik de Graaff, 'De Jonge Lieve', as junior merchant of the 'Kamer Amsterdam' of the Dutch East India Company. He gives an almost daily account of life on board of the ship. On the 30th of March they reach the Cape of Good Hope. On the 14th of April they leave the Cape and arrive in Batavia on the 18th of June 1777. Paulus Gevers is a member of a delegation going to Bantam for the coronation of the new Sultan. He also gives an account of this journey and of the visit (August 22nd – September 14th 1777).

DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.17026/dans-zhy-e6p2
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Creator dr Els S. van Eyck van Heslinga, Universiteit Leiden;dr Jan P. van de Voort
Publisher Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
Publication Year 2010
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Language Dutch
Resource Type Dataset
Format Wordperfect 5.0
Discipline History
Temporal Coverage Begin 1987-07-01T11:59:59Z
Temporal Coverage End 2010-02-17T11:59:59Z