Aanteekeningen betreffende eene reis door de Molukken van zijne excellentie den goeverneur-generaal A.J. Duymaer van Twist, in de maanden September en October 1855.
's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1856.Modern cloth. VIII,157 pp.First edition. - Jonkheer H. Quarles van Ufford accompanied the moderate liberal Governor-General A.J. Duymaer van Twist (with whom Douwes Dekker, Multatuli, came into conflict) during his voyage through the Moluccas in 1855. Aim of the tour was to discuss the socio-economic conditions with the regional authorities and to implement measures for improvement. They visited Ternate, Tidore, Makian, Bacan, Amboina, Saparua and Banda. Information is given on political and judicial administration, population, the cultivation of clover and nutmeg, trade and transport, etc.. A description of several villages which were visited is included. - (Small libr. stamp on title-page).Tiele 888; Cat. NHSM I, p.247; Cat. KITLV I, p.32; Ruinen A 46; Polman, The Central (and) North Moluccas, 534 & 383.
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