Statistics for occurrence #1 of “West Indies” in chapter 1 of George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition.:

...other countries circulated by stealth, were openly published to the world. But in their European relations, the Netherlands were no more a great maritime power. They had opulent free ports in the West Indies , colonies in South America, Southern Africa, and the East Indies, with the best harbor in the Indian Ocean: their paths, as of old, were on the deep, and their footsteps in many waters. They knew t...
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