According to one local Houston news report, the Batavia, New York native had been living in some sort of boarding house.
A trial shipment of the coffee grown near Batavia was received at Amsterdam in 1706, also a plant for the botanical gardens.
Batavia had long had the reputation of being very unhealthy.
Early next morning I put myself into a railway car, and in due time reached Batavia.
Batavia is not the unhealthy place it has been usually deemed.
The Dutch also sent a ship there from Batavia in the year 1712; but the natives refused to have any dealings with them.
I saw him landed at Batavia, in 1829, from the steamer which had brought him from Samarang.
He once agreed, and we commenced our preparations without delay—in Batavia.
There are, however, a few ships always stationed at Batavia.
I therefore immediately made every inquiry in my power, and found a Dutch brig sailing direct for Batavia.
former name of Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, when it was the Dutch East Indies, a colony of the Netherlands; from Batavia, an ancient name for a region of Holland, from Latin Batavi, a people who dwelt between the Rhine and the Waal on the island of Betawe.