Region:  Olinda, Brazil (New Holland)

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The City of Olinda.

Northwards, not far from Recife or Maurits-stad, lies the ruined and aggrieved city of Olinda, which at one time, under the Portuguese, was very famous: because everything produced in the whole country was brought there, and shipped from there to Europe.

Johan Nieuhof, Gedenkweerdige Brasiliaense Zee- en Lantreize (Amsterdam, 1682), 19.