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HEDGES, William.

The diary of William Hedges, Esq. (afterwards Sir William Hedges),

during his agency in Bengal; as well as on his voyage out and return overland (1681-1687).

Stock Code
66941
Printed for the Hakluyt Society, London, 1887
£600

'An important glimpse of the activities of the East IndiaCompany in the period 1682 to 1684' (Riddick). Hedges was a director of the Company and provides details on staffing, payments, outlying factories, etc.

Hakluyt Society First Series, nos. 74, 75, & 78. Volume I. The Diary, with Index. Volume II. Containing Notices regarding Sir William Hedges, documentary Memoirs of Job Charnock, and other biographical and miscellaneous Illustrations of the Time in India. Volume III. Containing Documentary Contributions to a Biography of Thomas Pitt, Governor of Fort St George; with Collections on the early History of the Company's Settlement in Bengal; and on early Charts and Topography of the Hœgl' River. Transcribed for the Press, with introductory Notes, etc. by R. Barlow, Esq., and illustrated by Copious Extracts from Unpublished Records, etc. by Colonel Henry Yule, R.E., C.B., Ll.D., President of the Hakluyt Society.

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Description

First edition. 8vo. 3 volumes, 21 Illustrations, 1 map, original blue cloth, stamped in blind and gilt, rebacked with blue calf gilt, bookplates, spine labels, and blind stamps of the United Service Institution.

Bibliography

Riddick 13.

Stock ID:66941

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