A series of letters from 1833-1836 concerning the possible establishment of a Bank of India. Letters included are from Horsley Palmer, Governor of the Bank of England, Sir Richard Carr Glynn, Thomas Tooke and James Cosmo Melvill.
Larpent, Sir George Gerard de Hochepied, 1st Bt
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 172
- Dates of Creation1833-1836
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Early in his life Sir George entered the East India House of Cockerell & Larpent. He went on to become Chairman of the Oriental and China Association and Deputy Chair of St Katherine's Dock Company. In 1841 he was created a baronet and during that same year was elected to represent Nottingham. He died in 1855.
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University College London holds letters to Sir Edwin Chadwick, 1844- (Ref: Chadwick Papers).
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