English and Dutch Forts, Secondee, Gold Coast, 1727

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Image Reference

William Smith, Thirty Different Drafts of Guinea (London, 1727), plate 12.

Caption: "The South-west Prospect of the English and Dutch Forts at Secondee . . . . The inland trade extraordinary good especially for slaves and elephants teeth (provided the natives are at peace). Provisions here are not scarce especially fish." Smith made his survey for the Royal African Company. See also other images "mariners" on this site.