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Title: Correspondence From The Gold Coast (E4) (1658)
Authors: East India Company Records
Keywords: East India Company Records
Correspondence From The Gold Coast
Issue Date: 1658
Publisher: East India Company Records
Series/Report no.: E;4
Abstract: E.I.C. Original Correspondence. Vol. 25. O.C. 2647. (Partly illegible) Cormantine Castle 22 Feby 1657/8. Honourable, These only serve to informe you of ye arrival of ye ship Marygold at this port yesterday. By Capt Connis I have recd your and ye Guinea Coy's Commands for turning over ye Castle & all ye ffactories to your accompts to which purpose your & their instructions are veryBreefe;yet shall with Capt Connis(his merchants being left behind)observe ye same methode,Inventing ye old & new Guinea Comp Stock with ... My purpose was for England by ye first convenient passage ... obtain,which still much desire,but understanding ... ... see this shipp dispatched, to which I shall bend all my endeavours ... settle all affaires in ye best methods I possibly can. You may please to supply ye Coast with Linnen sheets, large ... Brass, ye lightest yt can be gotten,Iron,Fl.Sayes, Ruggs,Niccanees, ... Guinea clo. ... Capseeles. But two pinnaces yt draw not above six foot water for ye Benen & Gaboone Trade & Bight for Teeth, with cargoes of Cormandece long clo., Booke Callicoes,Booges,Bright Maniloos, 5 or 6 pr of Red clo.,upon each Rangoes deepest black coullers. I cannot enlarge now further by reason this ship I fear will be gone before I shall get ye letter on board. But by all conveyance you shall not fail to receive all necessary advice from Your most faithful servant, (sgd) Lantt Staveley
Description: This material can be located in the Africana Rare Room of the Balme Library, University of Ghana.
Appears in Collections:E (1469 - 1850)

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