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Commerce of Amsterdam. Number of ships dismantled. The Dutch East-India Company. Account of Colonel Gordon, governor of the Cape of Good Hope. Intercourse with Batavia by means of American vessels. The sentiments entertained in Holland respecting Bonaparte. Some account of that great man. Madame Bonaparte. Assurances of the first consul of the French republic to the Batavian government. Last requisition made by the French to the Dutch. Estimate of the contributions levied in Holland by the French. Measures to be pursued by the Dutch at the conclusion of the war.
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Climate of Amsterdam. Dutch physiognomies. The village of Broek. Custom of having two doors to each house in North Holland. Carvings over the doors. The houses and gardens of Broek. Extreme cleanliness of its streets. Phlegm of the inhabitants of Broek. Saardam. Number of windmills. Decay of trade. House where Peter the Great resided. A funeral. Departure from Amsterdam. The canal from Amsterdam to Utrecht. Utrecht. Its surrender to Lewis XIV. in 1672, and to the Prussians in 1787. The university of Utrecht. Nimeguen. Return to Rotterdam. Departure for England. Detention at Maaslandsluys.
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