|locations from The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet|
Vortenbosch meets for two hours with the Governor-General in the old fort at Batavia, now Jakarta
Abbott Enamoto is said to be meeting Korean traders on the Isle of Tsu
Jacob's sister marries the schoolmaster
Penhalion presses a landsman
Penhaligon plucks six Hanoverians off a whaler
The Phoebus passes by Torinoshima
Fort William, Kolkata
The principal base of the English East India Company
The East India docks, London
Jacob works "a short walk downriver from the East India docks"
Wren calls Nagasaki "an anchorage the equal of Port Mahon"
Above Cape Town, between Lion's Head and Signal Hill
Van Cleef's Uncle Theo takes apartments in a villa
Jack Thatcher gets the clap
The Kew Letters ("Kew Memorandum") issued from the Dutch House at Kew Palace
A tortoise from Diego Garcia is kept in the antechamber of bottles.
Jacob is posted here before being "rescued" by Vorstenbosch
The next stop of the sloop that picks up Baert.
Marinus studies with Linnaeus
Con Twomey, the Irishman, is from Cork
Arie Grote is awakened by a boa constrictor
Nieuwe Kirk, Amsterdam
Grote meets Duke van Eys, the East Indies Company recruiter, while sitting on the steps
Marinus, Hemmij and Van Cleef attend a court embassy with the Shogun
Where the Commewina meets the Ottica
Fort Sommelsdyk ("Fort Ommelsdyck"), where Fischer escapes to from Goed Accord
Goede Accord plantation (approx. location)
Fischer is attacked at Goed Accord, a plantation on the Connewina, two days upriver from Paramaribo
The Rapenburg, Leiden
Left on a doorstep in Leiden, young Marinus walks up and down the Rapenburg to stay warm
About 400 nautical miles west of Ushant
Baert fights in the Third Battle of Ushant on the "Glorious First of June"
Neeltje's father works as a beer porter
Grote wooes a promising young heiress in her town house
Captain Lacy fights at the Battle of Bunker Hill
Jacob's father lives in the parsonage on Church Street in Domburg
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Eelattu, the Doctor's servant, is from Colombo, Ceylon
The Shenandoah anchors and Christian artifacts are collected