Amboina



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The sultans of Ternate, Tidor, and Amboina were especially powerful, and the islands they ruled the most rich and productive.
A History of the Philippines David P. Barrows

However, Carleton again pressed for the punishment of the perpetrators of “the foule and bloody act” of Amboina.
History of Holland George Edmundson

Once every year the Dutch have to send a large force from Amboina on the following business, about the 20th of October.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X Robert Kerr

The island of Amboina, near Ceram, is about forty leagues in circuit, and gives its name also to some other small adjacent isles.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume IX. Robert Kerr

Here pirates landing, Serrão and his men took possession of their boats and thus reached Amboina in safety.
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXXIII, 1519-1522 Antonio Pigafetta

We were forced therefore to leave this unfriendly place, and to attempt going to Amboina, if the wind would serve.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X Robert Kerr

They kept company with us till we came near Amboina, for which place they stood in, while we continued our course.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume IX. Robert Kerr

As we entered the harbour of Amboina, we met two Dutch ships coming out, laden with cloves and bound for Batavia.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X Robert Kerr

Thus cloves were specially cultivated at Amboina; nutmegs in the Banda islands.
History of Holland George Edmundson

The island of Amboina produces beavers, hogs, and deer, besides other animals.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X Robert Kerr

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