Fort St. Jacques, Gambia, 1695

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Francois Froger, Relation d'un Voyage fait en 1695, 1696, & 1697 aux Cotes d'Afrique . . . Bresil, Cayenne & Isles Antilles (Paris, 1698), facing p. 32. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

"Plan du Fort St. Jacques, situé dans la riviere de Gambia," showing layout and architectural features, including holding areas or quarters for slaves ("cases des negres" and "logement des Negres"); also, for example, (A) the Governor's quarters/residence and (C) powder magazine. Also published in Jean Baptiste Labat, Nouvelle Relation de l'Afrique Occidentale (Paris, 1728), vol. 4, facing p. 286.