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Jenkinson, C.]
The Conduct of the Dutch, Relating to their Breach of Treaties with England. Particularly Their Breach of the Articles of Capitulation, for the Surrender of Surinam, in 1667; and their Oppressions committed upon the English Subjects in that Colony. With A full account of the Case of Jeronimy Clifford, late Merchant and Planter of Surinam, deceased; the unparalleled Injuries and Cruelties inflicted on him and his Estate by the Dutch; and the great Losses he sustained: his Applications for Redress both in England and Holland
Printed by C. Say, in Newgate-Street; And Sold by W. Bristow, London, 1760. [ii], 220 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Surinam. Muller suggests that this scandalous pamphlet was issued by the descendants of a certain J. Clifford, in order to finally obtain abolition of a sentence pronounced on Clifford in Jan. 1692 by the council of Surinam for mutiny, condemning him to be hanged. The sentence was mitigated to 7 years' imprisonment and at last entirely remitted. The pamphlet is strongly biased against the Dutch, but also provides a wealth of information on the internal affairs of Surinam in the last years of the seventeenth century. Uncommon. Sabin 13686, 15201; Rouffaer/ Muller p. 621; OCLC: 21453883 Old calf. Rebacked with gilt spine, morocco lettering piece. Board edges rubbed, some toning to text margins [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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