The details of Peter's life at Zaandam are known to the "youngest schoolboy."
At five o'clock in the morning the party took a steamer for Zaandam, or Sardam.
Our only continuing sound was the persistent mewing of a cat one of the men had rescued from a floating hayrick near Zaandam.
At Zaandam, we three will separate, Jermyn will personate me, remaining in Zaandam.
And thus he reached Zaandam, which he had been told was the best place to learn how ships were built.
He found that the ship had been sent by one of his old friends at Zaandam.
The next day was Sunday, and all Amsterdam seemed to have come to Zaandam to see its distinguished guest.
To the east the towers of Utrecht are visible, and to the north glitter in the morning sun the red roofs of Zaandam and Alkmaar.
He frequently went from Zaandam to Amsterdam, to attend the anatomical lectures of the celebrated Ruisch.
The Dutch were so much interested in him, that a regular diary was kept in Zaandam of all he said and did.