- ZA HPRA A114-A25
Part of Joannes van Steelant, Journal
Senior official of the Dutch East India Company
'Dagelijckse aantekening van mij Joannes van Steelant vertreckende van Batavia uijt India ...'
Journal in Dutch kept by J. van Steelant on the voyage from Batavia via the Cape of Good Hope to the Netherlands on the ship 'Sandenburg'. Van Steelant was returning with his family after a stay in Batavia of over 30 years during which he served as Governor and Director and Member of the Extraordinary Council of the Dutch East Indies.