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Almada, André Alvares d', fl. 1594, et al. / Brief treatise on the rivers of Guinea
Part I (1984)

Chapter 19. About the richness of this land. [translated text],   pp. 44-46 and 47 ff.


Page 46 and 47

46.
ourselves forbidden, but the doore open for our enemies, so that from
their trade in these parts the Kingdom (of Portugal and Spain)
receive no profit, but rather a loss.
May God provide for all, by His Holy, ercy. Nov that we see almost
the greater part of Europe poisoned by a variety of Lutherite sects, it
may be that by settling some part of Black Africa God's Holy Faith will
be extended there. This would be a great service to Him, and many souls
migbht be saved among these heathen, who, although they follow many pagan
custom and rites in their own lands, when they come to ours, theo elves
ask for baptism. Since it is not possible to describe everything, with
these remarks I conclude this Treatise.
47.


- Variants in, Chapter 19


p.189 (19/2), note (c)


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