"The Dutch fort of Paliacate, called the fort of Gueldre," by Bellin, 1751; CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR A VERY LARGE SCAN

Compare *Paliacatta or Geldria* from 'The True and Exact Description of the Most Celebrated East-India Coast of Malabar and Choromandel...' by Philip Baldaeus, Amsterdam 1672; later republished by Awnsham and Churchill in 'A Collection of Voyages and Travels', London 1744

*Early views of Pulicat*

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