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.
We got our cargo off in boats, and sailed for Batavia, to clear; all within a few weeks.
Early next morning I put myself into a railway car, and in due time reached Batavia.
We now hove clear of the bank, restowed the cargo, and made sail for Batavia.
The Dutch also sent a ship there from Batavia in the year 1712; but the natives refused to have any dealings with them.
The ship had arrived at Batavia, and the captain and mate came to see what was to be done with me.
He once agreed, and we commenced our preparations without delay—in Batavia.
The great Rajah in Batavia is strong, but he may be deceived.
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.