East Indies
June 1623

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W. Noel Sainsbury (editor)

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1878

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119-120

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'East Indies: June 1623', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, East Indies, China and Japan, Volume 4: 1622-1624 (1878), pp. 119-120. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=69762 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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June 1623

(June 21.)295. "The Command of Sultaun Dower Buckesh, grandchilde to the Splendor of Mahomet's Religion, the Victorious Jahangeer Paudshawh." "Now it hath pleased his Excellencie to graunt this mandatt; that the Worll. Tho. Rastell, Capt. of the English, maie freely land with his people and reside in the Port of Surat, and contentively prosecute their affaires for whatsoever is agreed in wrighting and concluded by the Honorable Sief Chaun and Venerable Musseeh El Zemaun and the Marchants of Suratt. What they have agreed unto I doe rattefy as my owne deed; and henceforth none shall make claime or question touching the said agreement; but ever hereafter the Englishe shall be kindly accomodated with good usage and furtherance in their busines. Dated on Satterday the third of the month Azer in the eighteenth yeare of His Maty's raigne." Endorsed, "Translation of the young Prince's Firman, &c.," [Half a page. O.C., Vol. IX., No. 1103.]
June 27.
Philpot Lane, London.
296. Sir Thos. Smythe to Sec. Conway. Capt. Christian is gone down to the Bonaventure and ready to sail with the first wind. He was unable to wait upon Conway before his departure. [Domestic Corresp., Jac. I., Vol. CXLVII., No. 76, Cal., p. 622.]
June 30.
(Greenwich).
297. (Sec. Conway) to Sec. Calvert. His Majesty recommends to his judicious handling the intimations to the merchants (of the East India Company) of the serious and grievous complaints of the Ambassadors of Spain, and otherwise of the great wrongs and spoils made by them to their infinite enriching, at Armuse (Ormuz). These complaints are new and pressed hard, the issue of which must be attended to, and can do no hurt if men be well warned. [Extract from Domestic Corresp., Jac. I., Vol. CXLVII., No. 88, Cal., p. 624.]