Letters Received by the East India Company from Its Servants in the East Volume 6

Letters Received by the East India Company from Its Servants in the East Volume 6

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...factories (where part of your several commodities have been dispersed), thus much. All your elephants' teeth received out of Captain Pepwell's fleet (unless be fifty of the first sort8) are sold: whereof (as in our last advised) mauns 493 of the middle size at m amudis 50 per maun, and mauns 84 of the smaller sort at m amudis 32, half money half time; the rest, being of the largest, at prices following, viz., those sent for Brampore (being about mauns 445) at rupias 51 per maun of that place, consisting of 30 pice to the seare, and the mauns 73 disposed of to Amadavas, at rupias 27 per maun of that place, which is nothing differing to that of this. Those fifty teeth remaining are of the choicest, and were purposely selected here from some five hundred more of their fellows, to the end that the surplusage of price in the first might add somewhat to sale of the later, which we have here put off at m amudis 58 per maun, half contant,8 and the rest at time. By this you may calculate the benefit and estimate the yearly hopes to be expected from this commodity. The quantities mentioned will undoubtedly find annual vent, and yield (little more or less) the prices specified; whereof by the ships intended (by God's grace) for England we shall be able to give further satisfaction; meantime this may serve for part encouragement. Our lead lies heavily on us, and the whole kingdom hath not yet (since our last balance sent upon the Globe) disburthened us of above 9,000 mauns at most; yet still keeps near its wonted esteem, as at m amudis 8 in small parcels and m amudis 8 in greater, per maun, and so pro rata above at Brampore and Amadavaz, to which places some 2,000 mauns of the nine mentioned hath been distributed and is sold as aforesaid. So we have yet on...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
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  • English
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  • 1236509080
  • 9781236509086