Extracts from Records Bombay + Surat

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 891 SC3/1
  • Dates of Creation
      1630 - 1673
      [1930]
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 notebook handwritten

Scope and Content

"Extracts from records Bombay + Surat". A small lined notebook with handmade cream cover in which has been written:

  • "Original in Surat Factory Outward Letter Book No.1A of 1630 @1673", page 2 - a Letter to Mr Richard Craddock in Persia from Geo. Orinder, John Goodier, Henry Gary and Ger. Hungier, dated 22 January 1663/64.
  • Same book, page 44, to Mr Robert Master and Mr Phil. Gyffard from Geo. Orinder, John Goodier, Henry Gary and Ger. Hungier. In the letter is a note from the copyist to state that he has omitted a page of the letter. Dated 10 February 1663/64
  • Same book, to Bart. Worpll. The letter finishes with a copyist's note to state that 10 paragraphs dealing with the purchase of horse and repairs of ships were omitted.
  • Same book, to Fort St. George from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Charles James, dated 20 January 1671.
  • Same book, to Bantam with copyist note regarding end of letter, dated 5 February 1671.
  • Same book, to Mr Tomas Rold, Gombroone, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Charles James, dated 5 February 1672.

These letters are primarily concerned with trade and defensive matters. It should be noted that several of the pages have come loose from the notebook.

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