Region:  Itamaracá, Brazil (New Holland)

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Island of Itamaraca was very useful to us.

We considered this Island to be of great importance, and highly regarded: some even suggested that the capital of the colony of Dutch Brazil should be moved and brought over from Recife to this island.

Johan Nieuhof, Gedenkweerdige Brasiliaense Zee- en Lantreize (Amsterdam, 1682), 36.