Extracts Bombay records (Surat factory)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 891 SC3/2
  • Dates of Creation
      1630 - 1676
      [1930]
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 notebook handwritten,

Scope and Content

Extracts Bombay records (Surat factory). A small lined notebook with missing cover in which has been written:

  • "Original in Surat Factory Outward Letter Book No.1A of 1630 @1673", p.243, to Mr Thomas Rolt, Gomborne, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Charles James, dated 14 March 1672.
  • Same book, p.244, to Mr John Petit, Callecut, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Charles James, dated 6 April 1672.
  • Same book, p.247, to Mr Cesar Chamberlain, [Carwarr], from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Charles James, dated April.
  • Same book, p.250, to Bantam from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Charles James, dated 12 April 1672.
  • Same book, p.263, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Charles James, dated 17 May 1672.
  • Original in Surat Factory Outward Letter Book No.2 of 1675 @1676", p.2, to Bombay, from Gerald Hungier and Charles James, dated 6 December 1675.
  • Same book, p.3, to Swally, from Gerald Hungier and Charles James, dated 6 December 1875.
  • Same book, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray, Charles Lamb and Caesar Chamberlain, dated 6 December 1675. There is a copyist's note to state "This letter is eaten by white ants & I have to guess most of the words".
  • Same book, p.5, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray, Charles Lamb and Caesar Chamberlain, dated 6 December 1675.
  • Same book, p.7, to Swally, with copyist note to say much of the letter is unreadable.
  • Same book, p.8, to Bombay, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray, Charles Lamb and Caesar Chamberlain, dated 9 December 1675.
  • Same book, p.9, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Caesar Chamberlain, dated 11 December 1675. with copyist note to state that the letter is decaying.
  • Same book, p.20, to Mr John Child, Rajapore, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray, Charles Lamb and Caesar Chamberlain, dated 5 January 1675.
  • Same book, p.21, to Bombay, from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray and Caesar Chamberlain, dated January 1675/76.
  • Same book, p.23. to Bombay from Gerald Hungier, Matthew Gray, Charles Lamb and Caesar Chamberlain, dated 15 January 1675/76.

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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