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New Holland and New South Wales. (Article), The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), Tuesday 22 June 1926 [Issue No.21,343] page 45 2018-03-09 19:50
tude from the Malabar coast to Amboyiiu
and Tomato, from Hirado and Yamaguchi
in the dominions or the Mikado,
"paltry or tentative experiment. Ltisl
tanian fleet« scoured the seas from Aden,
¡n the Ked Sea> to Témate, Tidore, and
G-ilolo, and all tlio Mnhommcdan sultan-
atos (of the Ea6t;" and Portuguese trading
America, Africa, and Asia, even ' to rit-
remarkable abêtit a Portuguese know-
the conjectured, evidences ot, a Spanish
of Gladstone,1 The battle for sea supiem
sphere, thoijgh a truce was called in 1529,
Charlea ícceivíng as solatium the rich
concession of the .Philippines, and a sum
of 350,000 golden ducats- But the reii^
struggle took place in tho Moluccas, with-
in a few days' sail of Melville Island and
TT is a curious historical lcflection that
absorption of the Malayan possessions ol'
out of the defeat of the Spanish Aunada
The Dutch East India Co. ivas estaba
lished in 1C02, two years after the first
patent M'as granted by Queen Elizabeth
to the English association bearing a sum
lat designation, and a yeal subsequent to
the depailurc of the lattet coinpaitj's
couiici ship to the East Both of the»»,
trade combimtions were to have an nu
portmt, and very frcqucntlv a reta/din¿
influence, on the development and des
times of the first Bntish colouj planteo
ou the shotes of Eastern Auotialm
the thousand in every latitude and long-
tude from the Malabar coast to Amboyna
and Ternate, from Hirado and Yamaguchi
in the dominions of the Mikado,
paltry or tentative experiment. Lusi-
tanian fleets scoured the seas from Aden,
in the Red Sea, to Térnate, Tidore, and
Gilolo, and all the Mahommedan sultan-
ates of the East; and Portuguese trading
America, Africa, and Asia, even to re-
remarkable about a Portuguese know-
the conjectured evidences of a Spanish
of Gladstone.The battle for sea suprem-
sphere, though a truce was called in 1529,
Charlea receiving as solatium the rich
concession of the Philippines, and a sum
of 350,000 golden ducats. But the real
struggle took place in the Moluccas, with-
in a few days sail of Melville Island and
It is a curious historical reflection that
absorption of the Malayan possessions of
out of the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
The Dutch East India Co. was estab-
lished in 1602, two years after the first
patent was granted by Queen Elizabeth
to the English association bearing a simi-
lar designation, and a year subsequent to
the departure of the latter company's
courier ship to the East. Both of these
trade combinations were to have an I'm-
portant, and very frequently a retarding
influence, on the development and des-
tinies of the first British colour planted
on the shores of Eastern Australian.
New Holland and New South Wales. (Article), The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), Tuesday 22 June 1926 [Issue No.21,343] page 45 2018-03-09 19:38 in the East...
TTHERE is nothing improbable conrcrn
there is no authentic records of theil
very convincing, »^ea terms arc intel
ehangeablc, and quickly picked 'up; ami
Jack M'Laren, in his South Sea travel
books, patter quite -nautieally after the
jlr". George Collingridge, whose.'labours
on- this word, "Abrolhos," but with nil
that .i.tg "use Implies more than a phrase
"borrowed by a' Dutch skipper, who quite |
Houtman." 'The'use of the word does
not necessarily- vouch for a Portuguese
charting of the - locality. Never-
theless, ' one may .be very sine that
dubious, folk of-.tho. typo of Fenian
Mendea Pinto, Antonio- ile - Feria, and
other pious piratesca»!!, picawo'ps'. of the
Pacifie and Indian..Oceans,, knew quite
întimatelj manj a bhcltcicd hiding phce
on the coast ot Xorth-West Austriln,
and may lia\c been, perchance, not abso-
lutely igiioiant oí ha\ens furtlici to the
(.outhward, but they wcie little likclj to
commit their Knowledge to a "chai t, 6a\
"Brotherhood of the Const"-and we are
compelled to rcincmbci that maps mab
bj tihe marauder*; of the Main weie a
little more crjpttc, und xa deal lesa ex-
plicit, titan that which founs the frontis-
piece to Stevenson's "Trcasuie Inland "
There is anolhoi \ci> ensninng obstacle,
winch trails with the «.mttositics of a
law\er-\inc through the Instoij of tlip
epoch and spieads e\«rjwheie a net
to be found in the, tangle of lies, equivo-
cations, fraudulent chai tings suppressed
sei logs, *ind join ni n, 01 the.i diplomatic
and duplicitoiis editing-and all under-
Toidccillas between the Iberian King-
Moluccas or 'Spice Islands in 1522, at a
pires-Spain in North, Central, and South
America;- Poitugal in Brazil, Africa,
and along the coast of China mid to
in the East.
THERE is nothing improbable concern-
there is no authentic records of them
very convincing. Sea terms are inter-
changeable, and quickly picked up: and
Jack McLaren, in his South Sea travel-
books, patter quite nautically after the
jMr. George Collingridge, whose llabours
on this word, "Abrolhos," but with all
that its use Implies more than a phrase
"borrowed by a Dutch skipper, who quite |
Houtman." 'The use of the word does
not necessarily vouch for a Portuguese
charting of the locality. Never-
theless, one may be very sure that
dubious, folk of the type of Fernao
Mendes Pinto, Antonio de Faria, and
other pious pirates and picaroons of the
Pacifie and Indian Oceans, knew quite
întimately many a sheltered hiding place
on the coast of North-west Australia,
and may have been, perchance, not abso-
lutely ignorant of havens further to the
southward, but they were little likely to
commit their Knowledge to a chart, save
"Brotherhood of the Coast"-and we are
compelled to remember that maps may
by the marauders; of the Main were a
little more cryptic, and a deal less ex-
plicit, than that which forms the frontis-
piece to Stevenson's "Treasure Island "
There is another very ensnaring obstacle,
which trails with the sinuousities of a
lawyer-vine through the history of the
epoch, and spreads everywhere a net-
work for the feet of speculation, and it is
to be found in the tangle of lies, equivo-
cations, fraudulent chartings, suppressed
sea logs, and journals, or the diplomatic
and duplicitous editing - and all under-
Tordecillas between the Iberian King-
Moluccas or 'Spice Islands' in 1522, at a
pires- Spain in North, Central, and South
America; Portugal in Brazil, Africa,
and along the coast of China and to

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