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Diary of Richard Cocks, Cape-Merchant in the English Factory in Japan, 1615-1622 (Volume 1; V. 66); With Correspondence (Paperback) Loot Price: R402
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Diary of Richard Cocks, Cape-Merchant in the English Factory in Japan, 1615-1622 (Volume 1; V. 66); With Correspondence...

Diary of Richard Cocks, Cape-Merchant in the English Factory in Japan, 1615-1622 (Volume 1; V. 66); With Correspondence (Paperback)

Richard Cocks

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... it being a scandall to our nation as also against our prevelegese, which never had any such matter offred till now. After nowne Tonomon Samme, the kinges brother, accompanid with Unagense Dono and Soyemon Dono, came to thenglish howse, and at same tyme Gapt. Speck came also per water. So I made them eolation. And Tonomon Samme departed, biding me unlade our goodes when we would. Capt. Speck came to heare news and brought me 3 bottells Spa. wyne. Tonomon Same sent to have a parrat which was in our shipp, which was thought good to buy of the carpenter and geve hym. Also I sent a munky to Taccamon Dono. Both which presentes were taken in good parte. And Mr. Wedmer, master mate, gave me a parakita, and the chirurgion gave me the munky I gave Taccamon Dono. This day was a Japon rosted to death, runing rownd about a post, fyre being made about hym. The occation was for staling a small bark of littell or no vallue. August 4.--The Japons and Chinas unladed their goodes, because they did lie on the top of ours. And we rec. ashore 2 chists silk, no. 14 and no. 20, but the rope broke in taking up no.;soe it fell into the water and was much endomaged by watering; but we washed it forthwith in fresh water. Flying newes came that Capt. Adams junck is arived in Xaxma, but of no certenty. I wrot a letter to Gonrok Dono about my processe: seeing it could not be ended nether heare nor at Langasaque, I ment to remove it to Miaco. Also I advised hym of the arivall of our ship Adviz and what sortes goodes she brought. August 5.--After daylight was don the last night, word came that the Hollandes junk was arived neare unto Langasaque, haveng byn almost 2 monthes on the way, so that dyvers are dead for want of water and all the rest full of the skervie. God send us good news...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Richard Cocks
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 118
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-22912-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-22912-2
Barcode: 9781154229127

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