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SOCIETY OF EAST INDIA COMMANDERS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/104
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SOCIETY OF EAST INDIA COMMANDERS
Date(s): 1774-1828
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): Society of East India Commanders
East India Company

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Society of East India Commanders acted as a friendly society and also represented the interest of the commanders of East India Company ships to the East India Company. The Society was probably formed in 1773 when it met at the Queen Arms Tavern in St Paul's Churchyard. In 1775 it moved to the Antwerp Tavern and then met, from 1780, at the Jerusalem Coffee House.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Memorandum book including copy letters to the Court of the East India Company; bye-laws and resolutions of the Society; and printed East India Company notices.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, which merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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