T. Cook and son; J. H. de Bussy,
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K0N1NKLIJKE PAKETVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ.
The foregoing sketches could, of course, only treat of a few of the principal routes which are taken through the Dutch East Indian Archipelago, by the steamers of the Royal Packet Company. The authors have thought that they ought to confine themselves to those parts, which they had visited, and consequently were well acquainted with. He however, who wishes to know all the places to which he can go by the Packet Company, should consult the
of this book. From it, Atjeh's north-point to east of Greenwich, on the south-coast all the important harbours of the Archipelago can
table given at the end he will see that from a point of 141 deg. southern longitude, of New Guinea, roadsteads and Dutch East Indian be reached.
On Sumatra, for landscapes we have bang, with its water-Moesi-river, may be point for river-excurs-wooded part of Eastern Sumatra.
From Pontianak we can go up the mighty Kapoeas-river to Sintang, or still farther, to look at the orang-oetans and long-nosed apes in the primeval and endless woods of Borneo, and visit the hospitable and well-disposed Dajaks in their barrack-life dwellings, nor need we hesitate to do so from fear of their propensity for cutting off heads, resting on
instance, besides the spoken of, Palem-campongs on the broad chosen as a starting-ions in this richly-