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"The description of such lands, roades, and harbours as weare obserued in the Riall Ann her first voyage, with their seuerall showes, appearing markes and depthes; by Will. Baffin and Rob. Sommersonn;" being draughts and charts of bays, and of the rising of the coast, from the Cape of Good Hope to the Red Sea, bulk: 16th century

MS. Rawl. A. 301
Held at the Weston Library

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A table of contents is prefixed, from which it appears that three charts are now wanting.

At fol. 12b are added, "Notes and advices for those that are to saile from the barre of Swallye vnto the porte of Jasques at the entring of the Golfe of Persia, as it hath bin obserued by John Hatch, master in the Bee, anno 1617."

Two leaves are inserted at the end, containing an account of a volcanic island discovered by John Robinson, master of a pink snow belonging to Piscataqua in New England, 17 leagues from Tercera, 20 Dec 1720.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 16th century


19 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. A. 301


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