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Thorn, William
Memoir of the conquest of Java : with the subsequent operations of the British forces, in the Oriental archipelago : to which is subjoined a statistical and historical sketch of Java with an account of its dependencies / by Major William Thorn, Late Deputy Quarter-Master-General to the forces serving in Java ; illustrated by plans, charts, views, ec.
Published / Created:
London : Printed for T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, 1815.

[London] : Printed by R. Wilks, 89, Chancery-Lane, [1815]
Physical Description:
xxiv, 369, [1] pages, [36] leaves of plates (16 folded) : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Aquatint by Joseph Jeakes.
Sketch of the Island of Java -- Tract of the British Fleets -- The Army brigaded -- Landing at Chillinching -- Route of the British Army -- Plan of Action near Weltervreeden -- Plan of attack on Cornelis -- Environs of Samarang -- Enemy's positions at Jatty near Samarang -- Harbour of Grissee -- Tract pursued by the British forces -- River of Palimbang -- Batteries at Borang -- Sketch of palaces, forts and batteries of Palimbang -- Sketch of the fortified Cratten -- Eastern Archipelago -- (Amboyna harbour) -- Banda Isles -- Departure from High Islands or 3d rendezvous of the Fleet -- Town House at Batavia -- Castle and wharf at Batavia -- Fort, palace and line of defence at Palimbang -- Funeral of a Oey Hingho, or Captain of the Chinese, at Batavia -- Fort Cheribon -- Fort Taggal -- Samarang from the land side -- Fort Salatiga -- Water palace at Djoejo Carta -- Fort Damack -- Fort Japara -- Fort Joana -- Fort Rambang -- Gressie -- Sourabaya River -- Passarouang.
Subject Terms:
Indonesia -- History -- British occupation, 1811-1816. | Java (Indonesia) -- Description and travel. | British -- Indonesia -- Java. | Java (Indonesia) -- History, Military. | Indonesia -- History.
Aquatints -- 1815. | Engravings -- 1815.
Jeakes, Joseph, engraver. | Egerton, Thomas, bookseller, publisher. | Wilks, Robert, active 1802-1839, printer.