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Bank of Bengal, Calcutta

Information on Merchants and Bankers, Trade and Commerce, including Banks

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The email listings, both old and new also contain references to India.

Historical books online

  • Travels in India by Jean Baptiste Tavernier, baron of Aubonne, tr. from the original French edition of 1676, with a biographical sketch of the author, notes, appendices, etc., by V. Ball. 1889 Volume 1, Volume 2
  • A new account of the East Indies by Alexander Hamilton 1744 Volume 1, Volume 2 Google Books
  • A philosophical and political history of the settlements and trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies by Abbé Guillaume-Thomas-François Raynal 1804 edition, first published in an English translation 1783 Volume 1,Volume 2 (out of 6 volumes) Google Books
  • "East Indies" from The Universal Cambist, and Commercial Instructor: being a general treatise on exchange, including the monies, coins, weights and measures of all trading nations and their colonies : with an account of their banks and paper currencies, Volume 1 by Patrick Kelly 1811 Google Books
  • Oriental commerce: containing a geographical description of the principal places in the East Indies, China, and Japan, with their produce, manufactures, and trade by William Milburn 1813 Google Books
Volume 1. Contents, Volume 1. India commences Chapter 12, page 154. Volume 2, Contents, Volume 2
1825 revised edition, Contents by William Milburn and Thomas Thornton Google Books
All the remaining volumes are available to read online on the Digital Library of India website. (Vol- II Cabbage to Cyperus; Vol- III Dacrydium to Gordonia; Vol-IV (Gossypium to Lonociera); Vol-V (Linum to Oyster); Vol-Vi Part-I (Pachyrhizus to Rye); Vol-VI Part-IV (Tectona to Zygophillum), together with an Index volume). Restricted viewing, probably accessible to those in North America, and some other countries: Hathi Trust Digital Library ten volumes
The commercial products of India : being an abridgment of The dictionary of the economic products of India by Sir George Watt 1908 Index