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The Coast of Mindanao


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The Coast of Mindanao (continued)

We now bid farewel to Mindanao greatly disappointed in our hope of obtaining refreshments, which at first the inhabitants so readily promised to furnish. We suspected that there were Dutchmen, or at least Dutch partisans in the town; and that, having discovered us to be English, they had dispatched an armed party to prevent our having any intercourse with the natives, who arrived about two hours after our friendly conference, and were the people that defied us from the shore.

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© Derived from Volume I of the London 1773 Edition: National Library of Australia call no. FERG 7243, page 621, 2004
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