Dix Cove Fort, Gold Coast, 1727


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This record was last updated on 13 Nov 2013

Image Reference
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Source
William Smith, Thirty different drafts of Guinea (London, 1727?), plate 10.

Comments
Caption: "The South Prospect of Dixcove Fort Drawn 1727, ye hithermost English fort on the Gold Coast . . . and is subordinate to Cape-Coast." Describes geographical features of area and food provisioning; note the African towns outside of the fort. Smith made his survey for the Royal African Company.