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Alvares, Manuel, 1526-1583, et al. / Ethiopia Minor and a geographical account of the Province of Sierra Leone : (c. 1615)
(1990)

Ethiopia Minor: a geographical description of the Province and Kingdom of the Jalofo Heathon, part I, chapter I: the location and fertility of the land, and the nature and occupations of its inhabitants,   pp. [unnumbered]-14 ff.


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, ,ow I cone back to Joala.  Having given due praise and
shown_, grateful heart for the, love with which they receive us and
the welcom@ th'eyglive our boats, we ought to be no less generous
in giving 'our'love to the heathen (there), because they are
exceptionally friendly to the Portuguese nation and have no connecti
with the pirates. These connections are multiplying among the
coastal peoples of the two (kingdoms or ports) of Cape Verde, as
we have sufficiently illustrated above, and this is the main reason
for the hatred of us which this Jalofo scum has developed.   Having
said that, and the subject being different as the circumstances are,
in order that matters may be appropriately dealt with in the right
place let us speak now of the Berbecim heathen. If 7/


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