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Archive relating to the East India Company and to the Bank of England

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MS. Eng. hist. b. 1

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Archive relating to the East India Company and to the Bank of England:
  1. (fols. 12, 106). Two copies of the Letters Patent granted Sept. 5, 1698, to the English Company trading to the East Indies: at fol. 63 is a printed copy of the charter granted to the Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies, Oct. 7, 1693;
  2. (fol. 57). 'Rules and order for the good government of the ... Bank of England', 1694, preceded at fol. 36 by a printed copy of its charter;
  3. (fol. 67). Draft agreements and other papers relating to the fusion of the two companies mentioned in art. 1, 1701-1702, ending with a printed copy of the indenture of July 22, 1702, uniting the two.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1698-1702 or soon after

Extent

143 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. b. 1, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. b. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20143

Overview

Archive relating to the East India Company and to the Bank of England, written in A.D. 1698-1702 or soon after.

Biographical / Historical

The East India Company was a trade company founded in 1600 and dissolved in 1874.

The Bank of England was founded in 1694.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29777.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from W. H. Gee, bookseller of Oxford, on Jan. 12, 1888, for £1.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

16 1/2 × 11 in.
Title
Catalogue of the archive relating to the East India Company and to the Bank of England
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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