Bills of Exchange

Scope and Content

Two Bills of Exchange for Capt James Purefoy. One is for £30 nad addressed to Messrs Smith Richards & Co, 2 Mansion House Place, London; the other is for £20 and addressed to Messrs Edmund Boehm and John Taylor, London. On the reverse of each is written that they should be paid to Robert Turbett. They are both dated 1st March, 1819, printed with handwritten insertions, 2 items each 2 sides.

Separated Material

In Duggan's article "From Indian Waters: Some Old Letters" (JRAS, 1958) it is recorded that these Bills of Exchange were found within a letter from Purefoy to Robert Turbett written in March 1819 from Mazagon which informed that he had been our of India for two years. This letter is no longer with the Papers.