Report to the Secretary of State for India in Council on the Records of the India Office: Records Relating to Agencies, Factories, and Settlements Not Now Under the Administration of the Government of India
H.M. Stationery Office, 1888 - Bengal (India) - 296 pages
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Report to the Secretary of State for India in Council on the Records of the ...
Frederick Charles Danvers
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Page 109 - Malacca- is situated on the western coast of the peninsula between Singapore and Penang, about 110 miles from the former and 240 from the latter, and consists of a strip of territory about 42 miles in length, ami from 8 to 25 miles in breadth, containing an area of 720 square miles. The town, called Malacca, is in 2° 10' north lat. and 102° 14
Page 164 - Act of the fifty-seventh year of his late majesty, for regulating the trade " and commerce to and from the Cape of Good Hope, and for regulating the trade of the
Page 8 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Page 58 - ... and dissolved the factory. In 1618 Richard Westby, a Cape merchant at Jambi, was invited by the Dutch to supper, and murdered by them at their own house. Owing to the opposition of the Dutch, the English trade did not appear to flourish here, for in the following year two vessels were despatched " to new establish, both with men and means, " the almost decayed factories of Jambi, Patani, Siam,
Page 228 - CHINA, Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical, with some account of Ava and the Burmese, Siam^ and Anam, Map, and nearly 100 Illustrations.
Page 114 - Bindings), and Malacca, were transferred from the control of the Indian Government to that of the Secretary of State for the Colonies on...
Page 149 - An account of the Cape of Good Hope ; containing an historical view of its original settlement by the Dutch, its capture by the British in 1795, and the different policy pursued there by the Dutch and British governments.
Page 218 - Provided always, and be it enacted, that from and after the said 22nd day of April, 1834, the exclusive right of trading with the Dominions of the Emperor of China...