A New Account of the Diamond Mines of the Deccan

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Title: A New Account of the Diamond Mines of the Deccan
Author: Souza, Teotónio R. de
Abstract: This account is drawn from a manuscript in Madrid National Library and till recently unpublished. It is an autobiographical account of a diamond trader who lived in Goa in the 17th century and travelled to various regions of India and elsewhere in Asia in search of diamonds. Jacques de Couttre, a flemish merchant, was a victim of the Goa Inquisition, but his diamonds won him freedom!
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10437/508
Date: 1996


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