Description: Cambodia Old antique map of the town of Lawec in Cambodia halfway along the Mekong River on the way to Phnom Penh.
The Dutch East India Company set up a trading post at Lauweck in 1620, but the trade there proved disappointing, and just two years later the company shut the post down.
A new Lawec trading post was opened in 1636, and then sold to the British in 1651, with discontinuities corresponding to the Anglo-Dutch Wars of the era. Meanwhile, "From 1636 to 1670 the Dutch merchants lived at Udong on a semi-permanet basis, but in 1667 the Company left Cambodia.
(Khum Peam Lvek. historical name, Lawec, Laauweck, Eauweck, Lvek, Lauweck. related to the VOC.)
Titled: EAUWECK Capitale du Camboye By: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) (Royal Hydrographer, engineer of the French Navy and member of the Royal Society) For Antoine-François Prevost's " L`Histoire Generale des Voyages" Published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 -1780.
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