The Resource A new survey of the West-Indies. : Being a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America., By Tho. Gage, the only Protestant that was ever known to have travel'd those parts. Setting forth his voyage from Spain to S. John de Ulhua; and thence to Xalapa, Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and Mexico: with a description of that great city, as in former times, and at present. Likewise his journey thence through Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, &c. with his abode XII. years about Guatemala, his wonderful conversion and calling to his native country: with his return through Nicaragua and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Porto Bello, Cartagena, and Havana. With an account of the Spanish navigation thither; their government, castles, ports, commodities, religion, priests and friers, negro's [sic], mulatto's [sic], mestiso's [sic], Indians; and their feasts and solemnities. With a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian Tongue, called Poconchi or Pocoman

A new survey of the West-Indies. : Being a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America., By Tho. Gage, the only Protestant that was ever known to have travel'd those parts. Setting forth his voyage from Spain to S. John de Ulhua; and thence to Xalapa, Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and Mexico: with a description of that great city, as in former times, and at present. Likewise his journey thence through Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, &c. with his abode XII. years about Guatemala, his wonderful conversion and calling to his native country: with his return through Nicaragua and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Porto Bello, Cartagena, and Havana. With an account of the Spanish navigation thither; their government, castles, ports, commodities, religion, priests and friers, negro's [sic], mulatto's [sic], mestiso's [sic], Indians; and their feasts and solemnities. With a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian Tongue, called Poconchi or Pocoman

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A new survey of the West-Indies. : Being a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America.
Title
A new survey of the West-Indies.
Title remainder
Being a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America.
Statement of responsibility
By Tho. Gage, the only Protestant that was ever known to have travel'd those parts. Setting forth his voyage from Spain to S. John de Ulhua; and thence to Xalapa, Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and Mexico: with a description of that great city, as in former times, and at present. Likewise his journey thence through Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, &c. with his abode XII. years about Guatemala, his wonderful conversion and calling to his native country: with his return through Nicaragua and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Porto Bello, Cartagena, and Havana. With an account of the Spanish navigation thither; their government, castles, ports, commodities, religion, priests and friers, negro's [sic], mulatto's [sic], mestiso's [sic], Indians; and their feasts and solemnities. With a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian Tongue, called Poconchi or Pocoman
Title variation
New survey of the West-Indies
Creator
Subject
Language
  • englatmynspa
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • III:71
  • 1372
  • 711/82
  • III:152
  • N64561
Citation source
  • Streit, R. Bib. missionum
  • Pilling, J.C. North American Indians
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
  • ESTC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1603?-1656
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gage, Thomas
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missions
  • Chocolate
  • Chocolate drinks
  • Cocoa
  • Mayas
  • Indians of Central America
  • Pokonchi language
  • Pokonchi language
  • Pokomam language
  • Pokomam language
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Mexico
  • West Indies
  • Central America
  • South America
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A new survey of the West-Indies. : Being a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America., By Tho. Gage, the only Protestant that was ever known to have travel'd those parts. Setting forth his voyage from Spain to S. John de Ulhua; and thence to Xalapa, Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and Mexico: with a description of that great city, as in former times, and at present. Likewise his journey thence through Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, &c. with his abode XII. years about Guatemala, his wonderful conversion and calling to his native country: with his return through Nicaragua and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Porto Bello, Cartagena, and Havana. With an account of the Spanish navigation thither; their government, castles, ports, commodities, religion, priests and friers, negro's [sic], mulatto's [sic], mestiso's [sic], Indians; and their feasts and solemnities. With a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian Tongue, called Poconchi or Pocoman
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Note
  • First published London, 1648 under title: The English-American, his travail by sea and land or, A new survey of the West-India's [sic]. In this edition, Chalmoner's poem and chapter 22 have been omitted
  • A reissue, with a cancel title page, of the sheets of the London, 1699 edition
  • Primarily in English but includes passages in Latin and Spanish
  • "Concerning two daily and common drinks, or potions much used in the India's [sic], called chocolatte, and atolle": p. 238-248
  • "Some brief and short rules for the better learning of the Indian tongue called Poconchi, or Pocoman, commonly used about Guatemala, and some other parts of Honduras", p. 465-477, is a discussion of the grammar of the Poconchi language and also includes several expressions and phrases in the text
  • Signatures: A (gathering A missigned B) (A1, A4 versos blank) B-2H (2H6 verso blank) (U2, U4 missigned V2, V4) 2I (-2I8)
  • Errors in paging: p. 370, 372, 376, 377, and 381 misnumbered 376, 376, 372, 381, and 377
  • Title printed within double rule border; woodcut initial
Edition
The 4th edition enlarg'd by the author, with an accurate map.
Extent
1 online resource ([8], 384, 387-477, [19] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: wanting title page; supplied in pen and ink facsimile with several errors in transcription: "Paconchi" and "Pacoman" for Poconchi and Pocoman, "indibus" for indians, and "ulbua" for Ulhua.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full calf.
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote
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A new survey of the West-Indies. : Being a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America., By Tho. Gage, the only Protestant that was ever known to have travel'd those parts. Setting forth his voyage from Spain to S. John de Ulhua; and thence to Xalapa, Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and Mexico: with a description of that great city, as in former times, and at present. Likewise his journey thence through Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, &c. with his abode XII. years about Guatemala, his wonderful conversion and calling to his native country: with his return through Nicaragua and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Porto Bello, Cartagena, and Havana. With an account of the Spanish navigation thither; their government, castles, ports, commodities, religion, priests and friers, negro's [sic], mulatto's [sic], mestiso's [sic], Indians; and their feasts and solemnities. With a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian Tongue, called Poconchi or Pocoman
Link
Publication
Note
  • First published London, 1648 under title: The English-American, his travail by sea and land or, A new survey of the West-India's [sic]. In this edition, Chalmoner's poem and chapter 22 have been omitted
  • A reissue, with a cancel title page, of the sheets of the London, 1699 edition
  • Primarily in English but includes passages in Latin and Spanish
  • "Concerning two daily and common drinks, or potions much used in the India's [sic], called chocolatte, and atolle": p. 238-248
  • "Some brief and short rules for the better learning of the Indian tongue called Poconchi, or Pocoman, commonly used about Guatemala, and some other parts of Honduras", p. 465-477, is a discussion of the grammar of the Poconchi language and also includes several expressions and phrases in the text
  • Signatures: A (gathering A missigned B) (A1, A4 versos blank) B-2H (2H6 verso blank) (U2, U4 missigned V2, V4) 2I (-2I8)
  • Errors in paging: p. 370, 372, 376, 377, and 381 misnumbered 376, 376, 372, 381, and 377
  • Title printed within double rule border; woodcut initial
Edition
The 4th edition enlarg'd by the author, with an accurate map.
Extent
1 online resource ([8], 384, 387-477, [19] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: wanting title page; supplied in pen and ink facsimile with several errors in transcription: "Paconchi" and "Pacoman" for Poconchi and Pocoman, "indibus" for indians, and "ulbua" for Ulhua.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full calf.
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote

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