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The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, - and Discoveries of The English Nation, vol 10

Asia, Part III

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Author: Richard Hakluyt
Language: English
Wordcount: 122,277 / 369 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.6
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 1,024
Added to site: 2004.07.02
mnybks.net#: 8422
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Nautical, History, Travel
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of Abilfada Ismael, but by no meanes can heare of it. Some say that possibly it may be had in Persia, but notwithstanding I will not faile to make inquirie for it, both in Babylon, and in Balsara, and if I can finde it in any of these places, I wil send it to you from thence. The letter which you deliuered me for to copy out, that came from M. Thomas Steuens in Goa, as also the note you gaue mee of Francis Fernandas the Portugal, I brought thence with me among other writings vnawares, the which I haue sent you here inclosed. Here is great preparation for the warres in Persia, and from hence is gone the Bassa of a towne called Rahemet, and shortly after goeth the Bassa of Tripolis, and the Bassa of Damasco, but they haue not all with them aboue 6000. men from hence, and they goe to a towne called Asmerome, which is three dayes iourney from Trapezunde, where they shal meete with diuers captaines and souldiers that come from Constantinople and other places thereabout, which goe altogether into Persia. This yeere

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