Context

Context of Batavia illustrata : or, a view of the policy and commerce of the United Provinces. Containing a particular Account Of their Government both Civil and Ecclesiastical. Of the Office of Stadtholder; with Memoirs of the Lives and Actions of the Princes of Orange who bore that Title. As also a brief and impartial Account of the Cases of the famous Barnevelt and the De Wits. Of the Dutch Fisheries and Manufactures. Of the Rise and Progress of their East and West India Companies. Of their Trade to Denmark, Sweden, Muscovy, and other Parts of the North. Also to Germany; to the Austrian Netherlands; to France, Spain, Portugal, Italy; to the Levant, Turkey, &c. and to the British Dominions. Of their Alliances with the late Emperor; with France; with Spain; and with Great Britain. Including in the latter, a Comparison between the Commerce of the English and Dutch; and the Articles in which the latter interfere with, and exceed the former. With a brief Account of the Manner in which the Dutch carry on the Herring Fishery. The whole illustrated with historical facts, and Observations of the highest Importance to the Trade and Navigation of Great-Britain. By Onslow Burrish, Esq; Secretary to His Majesty's Commissaries for Settling the Tariff at Antwerp
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