While posted in the port city of Surat, in western India, he met Kewark.
Neither can be supposed very accurate in dates, as both would probably lose their journals when shipwrecked near Surat.
The anniversary of this cruel carnage is still observed at Surat.
Sonneratt confirms this in the account he gives of the dancing girls of Surat.
At Surat, however, the British were thwarted by the Portuguese.
At the time of the Surat Congress, there was almost a fight.
The Banian hospital at Surat is a most remarkable institution.
His wisdom, language, and carriage are such as I fear we shall have great want of at Surat in the first settling of our trade.
Thence, too, he despatched a force to secure Broach and Surat.
In yonder fat and sensual money-changer from the city of Surat is presented the very antipodes to the posterity of Hagar.