Murshidabad: Letters received and sent, Aug-Oct 1770 : Correspondence 1770/08/17-1770/10/01.
- Marlborough, Wiltshire : Adam Matthew Digital, 2018.
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- 1 online resource
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- Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
- Description: IOR/G/27: Factory Records: Murshidabad, 1770-1779. Proceedings of Provincial Council of Revenue, 1770-1779; letters received and sent, 1770. 17 volumes.Origin: Murshidabad, a district in Bengal, had no trading connections. The district formed part of the Company's first territorial acquisitions. In 1770 a Provincial Council of Revenue was created, based at Murshidabad, to supervise the collection of land revenues for the Company in Bengal. Other Provincial Councils followed but in 1781 all were abolished and their powers were transferred to the Committee of Revenue at Calcutta.Related Resources: Bengal Proceedings (Calcutta Committee of Revenue) (IOR/P).Publications: Bengal Record Room, Proceedings of the Controlling Council of Revenue at Murshidabad, 12 vols (Calcutta, 1919-1924).
- IOR/G: East India Company Factory Records (1608-1858). A 'factory' was a trading post where a number of merchants, or factors, resided. When company ships arrived at the factories, ships' merchants were thus enabled to exchange goods for trading immediately instead of having to wait to make deals with local merchants. Factories were run by a chief factor and a council of factors. The 'Factory Records' is an artificially-created sub-fonds; the records of individual Company factories consist mainly of consultations (records of administrative decisions and of correspondence), diaries (records of daily activities), letters received, copies of letters sent and collections of papers on particular subjects. and AMDigital Reference: IOR/G/27/17.
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- Reproduction of: Murshidabad: Letters received and sent, Aug-Oct 1770 17 Aug - 1 Oct 1770.
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- The British Library
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- The British Library Board
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