File. Doctoral thesis: early chapters, notes and correspondence

Scope and Content

Including:

1) Note from Robert Oxford, with attached quarto sheets, together with a review of K.N. Chaudhuri: 'The English East India Company: the study of an early joint-stock company, 1600- 1640' (Cass: London, 1965). 4 typed sheets + 9 ff. Ms. in DKB's hand

2) Chapter 1: The years of apprenticeship, 1600-1613. Ts., 46 ff., fcp.

3) Chapter 2. (No title: events of 1613 - 1620). Ts., 44 ff., fcp., + 5 ff. of another draft + ms. 1 f. notes

4) Chapter 3: Batavian interlude, 1620 - 1628. Ts., 27 ff., fcp.

5) Chapter 4: The Batavian Presidency: problems of administration and supply. Ts., 43 ff., A4 (carbon copy) + a letter of Colin E. Franklin of Routledge & Kegan Paul, publishers, London, 5 December 1960

6) Chapter 5: The pepper trade, 1628 - 1653. Ts., 45 ff., A4

7) Chapter 6: A period of stagnation, 1652 - 1659. Ts., 12 ff. = 24pp. A4

8) Bantam, 1628 - 1652: investment and administration. Ts., 8 ff. = 16pp. A4

9) Bantam, 1628 - 1653: the pepper trade. Ts., 10 ff. = 20pp. A4

10) Tabulated statistics of shipping to Bantam, from October 1658 to March 1681/2. Ts., 22 ff., double foolscap, carbon copy

11) Summaries of documents from March 1658 to March 1675. 43 typed slips, 10 x 16.5 cm

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