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Verzameling van stukken rakende de zaak van Dirk van Hoogendorp, opper-koopman in dienst der Oost-Indische Compagnie, en gezaghebber over Java's Oosthoek.
- Den Haag, 1801.Folio. Boards. (6),126,58 pp.* Privately printed. - Dirk van Hogendorp (1761-1822), the most adventurous descendant of the famous Van Hogendorp family, was a VOC servant who wanted to break the monopoly of the Company. He came into conflict with conservative opponents who were at the same time his superiors. S.C. Nederburgh had him arrested and incarcerated, charging him, among other things, with fraud. Van Hogendorp managed to escape by way of Bencoolen, Sumatra (1798) and was safely repatriated in the Netherlands where he drew attention to himself in a long series of writings. He finally won his case. - This is a collection of 22 pieces written by Dirk van Hogendorp or letters directed to him. - Scarce.Landwehr, VOC, 1042; Cat. KITLV p.65; Cat. NHSM I, p.509. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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