The Diary of William Hedges, Esq. (afterwards Sir William Hedges), during his Agency in Bengal, Volumes I-III : As well as on his Voyage Out and Return Overland (1681-1687) book cover
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The Diary of William Hedges, Esq. (afterwards Sir William Hedges), during his Agency in Bengal, Volumes I-III
As well as on his Voyage Out and Return Overland (1681-1687)



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ISBN 9781409421757
Published July 27, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
1072 Pages

 
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Book Description

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 by R. Barlow, and illustrated by 'Copious Extracts from Unpublished Records, etc.'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 whole works contain: 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 consists of the 1886, 1887 and 1888 annual report. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1887, 1888 and 1889.

Table of Contents

Contents: Volume I: Preface ; Errata; Introductory notes; Diary, 1681-1688; Index.. Volume II: 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. Volume III: 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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