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" Javanese, and is much venerated by them. The Company have some warehouses on this island, for salt ; but the chief use they make of it, is as a place of exile for criminals, who are employed in making cordage, and over whom a ship's captain is placed... "
Memoirs of a Malayan Family - Page 64
by Nakhoda Muda - 1830 - 88 pages
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Voyages to the East-Indies, Volume 1

Johan Splinter Stavorinus - 1798 - 572 pages
...them *. The Company have fome warehoufes on this ifland, for fait ; but the chief ufe they make of it, is as a place of exile for criminals, who are employed in making of cordage ; and over whom a fhip's captain is placed as commandant. * This is the banian-tree, font iitdica, or Indian fig-tree,...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 11

John Pinkerton - 1812
...them*. The Company have fome warehoufes on this ifland for fait ; but the chief ufe they make of it, is as a place of exile for criminals, who are employed in making of cordage j and over whom a ihip's captain is placed as commandant. * This it the banian-tree, ficus indica,...
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Sketches, Civil and Military, of the Island of Java and Its Immediate ...

John Joseph Stockdale - 1812 - 450 pages
...them. The Company have some warehouses on this island, for salt ; but the chief use they make of it, is as a place of exile for criminals, who are employed in making cordage, and over whom a ship's captain is placed as commandant. CHAPTER VI. Causes of the UnJiealthiness...
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