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Chart showing the Cape of St. Augustine


Chart showing the Cape of St. Augustine

Anoniem / Anonymous / Elsevier, B. / Elsevier, I.

Chart of Cape St. Augustine.

Afbeeldinghe van de Cabo St Augustin ende Forten.

The bridgehead at the entrance to the harbour, inkomen van de haven, was captured from the Portuguese by the Dutch West India Company in March 1634. The region remained in Dutch hands until 1646.

Cf. Nationaal Archief, The Hague, inv. nrs. VEL0714, VEL0715 and VELH0619.92.

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Sources and literature

Laet, Johannes de, Historie ofte iaerlijck verhael van de verrichtinghen der geoctroyeerde West-Indische Compagnie (1644)