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Title: A voyage to Guinea, Brasil and the West-Indies in His Majesty's ships, the Swallow and Weymouth : describing the several islands and settlements, viz. Madeira, the Canaries, Cape de Verd, Sierraleon, Sesthos, Cape Apollonia, Cabo Corso, and...

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