Transcripts of the Papers of John Scattergood
Transcripts of the papers, 1704-1725, of John Scattergood, from The National Archives, Masters' Exhibits in Chancery, Scattergood v. Raworth, Bundles 134/1-2, made for B.P. Scattergood, 1916-1917.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. d. 156].
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MSS. Eng. hist. d. 156-163
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13290
Biographical / Historical
John Scattergood (1681-1723) was an East India merchant.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40113-20.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The transcripts were given to the Library in 1937.
Existence and Location of Copies
The originals are held by The National Archives, see Scope and Content.
- A number of the documents are printed in The Scattergoods and the East India Company, ed. Sir R.C. Temple, Lavinia M. Anstey, and B.P. Scattergood (Bombay and Harpenden, 1935).
- Transcripts of the Papers of John Scattergood
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