The Levant Company in England was first established in 1592 to help regulate trade with Turkey and the Levant area. Originally published in 1908, this study details the early origins of the company as well as providing information on surrounding issues such as the regulation of shipping, piracy and the officials of the company. This title will be of interest to students of history and business.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. The First Charter of the Turkey Company, 1581 3. The First Charter of the Venice Company, 1583 4. The Founding of the Levant Company, 1592 5. The History of the Company from 1592 to 1605 6. Officers and the Officials of the Company 7. Meetings of the Company and Membership 8. The Currant Trade and the Regulation of Trade in Other Commodities 9. The Regulation of Shipping 10. Pirates, Interlopers and Factors 11. Conclusion