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Collection Index:DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY, Letter, 1633
Collection Name:Dutch East India Company, Letter, 1633
A548f DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY, Letter   
    
 Copyright 2011, Historical Papers, The Library, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa   
    
 The digitisation of this collection was funded by a grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies   
    
 Archivists' notes   
 A folio item consisting of 3 pages, handwritten, in a fragile condition. The letter is stored seperately.   
 The inventory was enhanced and the letter was digitised in April 2011 and published on the Historical Papers Research web site.   
 Deborah Wilson, Digital Archivist   
    
 History   
 The letter supports the claim of passenger, Samuel Jan H. van Nimmegen, to be paid wages for acting as steersman on board the 'Prins Willem' from Batavia to Table Bay. Van Nimmegen was an old employee of the Company, fallen from favour because his ship had been captured by the Portuguese and sunk.   
    
Letter, in Dutch, dated 25 March 1633, from J. Speck, Table Bay, to the Administrators of the Dutch East India Company, Rotterdam. 3p. ALS