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 Discoers aan de E. Heeren Bewinthebberen touscherende den Nederlantsch Indischen staet
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‘Memorandum to the noble governors about the condition of the Dutch Indies’

Jan Pieterszoon Coen

Date: 1 January 1614

Original Language: Dutch

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Jan Pieterszoon Coen wrote many letters and reports for the VOC central office in Amsterdam, and the substantial memorandum of 1 January 1614 was known as his vision statement for the VOC. It occupies 24 pages in his biography (Colenbrander, Jan Pietersz. Coen . Levensbeschrijving, pp. 451-74; all the references that follow are to this e…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “ Discoers aan de E. Heeren Bewinthebberen touscherende den Nederlantsch Indischen staet”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28169>



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