A Biographical Index of East India Company Maritime Service Officers: 1600-1834

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British Library, 1999 - Business & Economics - 886 pages
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A companion volume to "A Catalogue of the East India Ships' Journals and Logs, 1600-1834", the Biographical Index provides summaries of the sea careers of some 12,000 individuals who made the voyage to Asia as commanders, matem surgeons, or pursers in the service of the English East India Company. The information has been compiled from the surviving ships' journals, logs, paying-off books and associated sources in the Company's archives at the British Library.

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Anthony Farrington retired recently as head of the India Office Records, The British Library. He has written several important historical reference books, including The English Factory in Japan.

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