English Factories in India
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...wholly to relinquish the trade, but to draw better conditions to their marchants' Court Minutes). the unholsomnes of this clymeatt'; but hope to send some back by the next ships. 1 The Persian this winter hath sentt downe greate forces to these marine partts under comand of Emaucly Beg Imam Qull Beg, generall of the last yeares warrs, to the nomber of 15 or 20,000 souldiers, and fortified the castell of Ormus in more stronge manner than ever itt was undere the Portingall, and redefied the castell of Kishme. Whatt there projectts are wee cannott yett conjecture; with them whether? they are determyned to goe uppon Muskatt, which soe longe as itt is in the Portingall tuition they esteeme themselves in noe small securitye insecuritye?. To the ef fecting thereof they by there one reportte have in prepreacion fifteen frigatts and 400 boatts nott far distance from this place, thirty whereof came heather the same daye our shippes aryved; the rest to accompany the Chann of Shiraz, whoe uppon intelligence of our shippes cominge is reparinge heather and dayly expected.' As the Persians will not dare to attempt such an enterprise without the aid of the English, they fear they will be involved, and are therefore hurrying as many goods as possible aboard the fleet. If forced to assist, they will take care to have better assurance of performance than they found in the case of Ormus. Will not omit to dispatch the ships by the time appointed. Send transcripts of letters, including one to the Company. Copy. 3 pp. Received January 31.) Edward Heynes, John Parker, And William Hill At Ahmadabad To The Surat Factory, January 9, 1623 ibid., p. 236). Have bought about 7,000 maunds of indigo at Sarkhej and 1,000 more at Ahmadabad. Hope to dispatch some of their goods...
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