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Title Europeans in West Africa, 1540-1560
Published Lanham : Ashgate, 2010
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Series Hakluyt Society, Second Series ; v. 86
Hakluyt Society, Second Series
Contents ""COVER""; ""PREFACE""; ""CONTENTS""; ""MAPS""; ""LISTS OF AUTHORITIES""; ""ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE FOOTNOTES""; ""SECTION I: THE FIRST CENTURY OF PORTUGUES ENTERPRISE IN WEST AFRICA""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""The Discovery of the West African Coast, 1462-80""; ""West Africa under the Portuguese, 1481-1560""; ""ARGUIM AND ITS HINTERLAND""; ""SANTIAGO ISLAND AND THE MAINLAND BETWEEN THE SENEGAL AND SIERRA LEONE""; ""SAO JORGE DA MINA AND THE MINA COAST""; ""SAO THOME ISLAND AND THE GUINEA COAST FROM THE RIO DA VOLTA TO CAPE ST. CATHERINE""; ""DOCUMENTS""
""1. GRANT OF RIGHTS OF TRADE IN GUINEA TO THE SANTIAGIANS. 12 JUNE 1466""""2. GRANT TO FERNAO GOMES. 1469""; ""3. RENEWAL OF GRANT TO FERNAO GOMES, 1 JUNE 1473""; ""4. THE FOUNDATION OF THE CASTLE AND CITY OF SAO JORGE DA MlNA. 1482""; ""5. KING JOHN II BUILDS A FORT IN SIERRA LEONE""; ""6. THE DISCOVERY OF THE KINGDOM OF BENIN""; ""7. THE CONVERSION OF BEMOYM, PRINCE OF THE JALOFO, AND THE ATTEMPT TO BUILD A FORT AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER SENEGAL. 1488""; ""8. WAR BETWEEN TWO MINA TRIBES. 1490""; ""9. JEWS TRANSPORTED TO THE ISLAND OF SAO THOME. 1493""
""10. accounts of affonso annes do campo, customs officer of cabo verde. 19 february 1496""""11. accounts of affonso de moura, captain of arguimcastle. 31 may 1497""; ""12. accounts of joham de avellar. 18 february 1498""; ""13. grant of rights of trade to the islanders of sao thome. 26 march 1500""; ""14. gold from mina. 1502""; ""15. accounts of joao rodrigues mascarenhas, contractor in the trade of gambia and cantor. 8 march 1503""; ""16. diogo d'alvarenga to king manuel. sag jorge damina. 18 august 1503""
""17. ACCOUNTS OF PAIO RODRIGUES, FACTOR IN OLD LINENIN SAG JORGE DA MINA. 7 MAY 1507""""18. ACCOUNTS OF AYRES BOTELHO, FACTOR AT AXIM. 16 FEBRUARY 1508""; ""19. ACCOUNTS OF FERNAO DE LORONHA. 15 JUNE 1509""; ""20. THE OFFICERS OF THE CASA DE GuiNE TO KING MANUEL WITH REFERENCE TO THE AFFAIRS OF SAO JORGE DA MINA. 5 OCTOBER 1509""; ""21. MAMEDE DE GOIOS TO KING MANUEL. SAO JORGE DAMINA. 22 JANUARY 1510""; ""22. ACCOUNTS OF JOAO DO PORTO. 27 FEBRUARY 1510""; ""23. ACCOUNTS OF ESTEVAO BARRADAS, FACTOR OF SAO JORGEDA MINA. 22 MARCH 1510""
""24. THE OFFICERS OF THE CASA DE GUINE TO KlNG MANUEL CONCERNING SAO JORGE DA MlNA. 27 SEPTEMBER 1510""""25. CONDITIONS IN ARGUIM CASTLE. FRANCISCO DE ALMADATO THE OFFICERS OF THE CASA DE GUINE. 9 NOVEMBER 1510""; ""26. ACCOUNTS OF FERNAO DE MELLO, CAPTAIN OF SAGTHOME"" ISLAND. 9 DECEMBER 1510""; ""27. ACCOUNTS OF BASTIAO FERNANDES, FACTOR IN BENIN. 20 APRIL 1512""; ""28. AFFONSO CALDEIRA TO KING MANUEL. SAO JORGE DAMINA. 2 JANUARY 1513""; ""29. PREPARATIONS FOR THE DESPATCH OF MISSIONARIES TO BENIN. KING MANUEL TO RUY LEITE. 20 NOVEMBER 1514""
Summary Follows on from First Series 86, with continuous main pagination. This volume contains documents relating to early English voyages to West Africa. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1942
Subject British -- Africa, West
Portuguese -- Africa, West
Spaniards -- Africa, West.
Africa, Western -- History -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Sources.
Form Electronic book
Author Blake, John W. (John William), 1912-1987.
ISBN 1283090120
1409416925 (electronic bk.)
9781283090124
9781409416920 (electronic bk.)