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The Diary of William Hedges, Esq. (afterwards Sir William Hedges), during his Agency in Bengal Volume II As well as on his Voyage Out and Return Overland (1681-1687)

By R. Barlow, Henry Yule Copyright 2010
    440 Pages
    by Hakluyt Society

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    The diary is transcribed, with introductory notes, etc. by R. Barlow, and illustrated by 'Copious Extracts from Unpublished Records, etc.' by Colonel Henry Yule. The volume follows First Series 75 and is continued in 78. The whole work contains: I. The diary, with index.--II. Notices regarding Sir William Hedges, documentary memoirs of Job Charnock, and other biographical and miscellaneous illustrations of the time in India. -III. Documentary contributions to a biography of Thomas Pitt, governor of Fort St. George; with collections on the early history of the company's settlement in Bengal; and on early charts and topography of the Hugli River The supplementary material includes the 1887 annual report. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1888.

    Contents: Preface to the illustrations; Errata and addenda; List of plates; Bibliographical and other illustrations of the diary; Part I. Notices regarding Sir W. Hedges; Part II. Documentary memoirs of Job Charnock; Part III. Notices of various persons mentioned in the diary of Hedges, from India Office records and other sources; Part IV. Miscellaneous papers.


    R. Barlow