Letter: to Lord Melville, 1804 May 31.


Letter: to Lord Melville, 1804 May 31.

One AL in the third person to Lord Melville, enclosing a copy of a proposed contract to facilitate trade between the English and Danish East India Companies.

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Anker, Mr.

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Dundas, Henry, 1742-1811

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Henry Dundas, the first Viscount Melville (1742-1811), statesman, was the father of Robert Saunders Dundas, the second Viscount Melville (1771-1851), also a statesman. Henry Dundas was educated at Edinburgh High School and University, before becoming solicitor-general for Scotland in 1766. He was M.P. for Midlothian 1774-1790, except for a few months in 1782, when he sat for Newtown, Isle of Wight. He was lord advocate 1775-1783, lord rector of Glasgow University 1781-1783, privy councillor, and...

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The East India Company (formally called the Governor and Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies (1600-1708) and the United Company of Merchants of England Trading to the East Indies (1708-1873)), was an English company formed for the exploitation of the spice trade in East and Southeast Asia and India. It was incorporated by Royal Charter in December 1600. From the guide to the East India Company, 1647, 1647, (Senate House Library, University of London) ...

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