The diary is transcribed, with introductory notes, etc. by R. Barlow, and illustrated by 'Copious Extracts from Unpublished Records, etc.' by Colonel Henry Yule. With pedigrees of Pitt of Blandford St Mary and Pitt of Stratfieldsay, and indexes to all three volumes.The volume continues from First Series 74 and 75. 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 is the 1888 annual report. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1889. Owing to technical constraints it has not been possible to reproduce illustration no.2 opposite p. xxix, the "Genealogical Table of the PITT Family."
Contents: Prefatory note to Volume III; Biographical and other illustrations to the Diary; Documentary contributions to the biography of Thomas Pitt; Early history of the Company's settlement in Bengal; Early charts and topography of the Hugli River; Index.
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