1st Edition

Storm van 's Gravesande, The Rise of British Guiana, Compiled from His Despatches Volumes I-II

By C.A. Harris, J.A.J. de Villiers Copyright 2010
    740 Pages
    by Hakluyt Society

    Extracts from despatches by Laurens Storm van 's Gravesande to the directors of the Zeeland Chamber of the Dutch West India Company, 1738-72, selected to illustrate the rise and expansion of the colony, with a detailed introduction. Volume I ends with the despatch dated 15 March 1760. Volume II covers the period May 1760 to September 1772. The pagination is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1911.

    Contents:Volume I: Introduction; Additional notes; Extracts from the Despatches; Index. Volume II: Extracts from the Despatches [continued]; Index.


    C.A. Harris, J.A.J. de Villiers