Manuscript volume containing a collection of notes, mainly extracts taken from the Calcutta Gazette in 1786, relating to the Bengal Bank and the General Bank of India, probably written in the 19th century.
Notes on Calcutta banking
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 227
- Dates of Creation(1786-1791) 19th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 23 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Calcutta was the former capital (1772-1912) of British India.
Conditions Governing Access
Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.
Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript folio. Bound in half-morocco.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.
This manuscript was formerly part of the library of Colonel Hyde, Master of the Calcutta Mint.