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Japan, and the epoch of their alliance with the Emperor of Ceylon.
In 1611 their ships once again braved the frosts of the Arctic circle in search of a new way to China; and it was a Dutch discoverer, Schouten, from Hoorn,
Chap. XV.} 1616. who, in 1616, left the name of his own beloved seaport on the southernmost point of South America.
In the same year a report was made of further dis-
Ms. from E. B. O'Callaghan.
of N. Y. 79, 80.
O Callaghan's Hist. coveries in North America. Three Netherlanders—who went up the Mohawk valley, struck a branch head's Of the, Delaware, and made their way to Indians near the site of Philadelphia—were found by Cornelis Hendricksen, as he came in the Unrest to explore the bay and rivers of Delaware.
On his return to Holland in 1616, the merchants by whom he had been employed claimed the discovery of the country between thirty-eight and forty degrees.
He described the inhabitants as trading in sables, furs, and other skins; the l