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Context of A faithful account of the distresses and adventures of John Cockburn, mariner, and five other Englishmen : Who were taken prisoners by a Spanish pyrate; treated in the most inhuman manner; set on shore, on an uninhabited island, naked and wounded, and obliged to travel over land from the Gulf of Honduras to the Great South-Sea, being 2400 miles. Containing many new and useful discoveries of the inland of those almost unknown parts of America; and an exact account of the manners, customs, and behaviour of the several Indians inhabiting so vast a tract of land. The second edition. To which is annexed, the travels of Mr. Nicholas Whithington, a factor in the East-Indies; containing his curious observations of the trade of those parts, their government and customs, and the barbarous usage he met with from the East-India Company, at his return home. Published from his original manuscript
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