The Voyage of Thomas Best to East Indies 1612-14

By: William Foster (ed.)

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The present volume narrates the tenth voyage conducted by the East India Company during the years 1612-14. The commander of the voyage was Thomas Best and fleet consisted of two vessels-Dragon and Hosiander. The purpose of the mission was the establishment of trade in Western India. The lading of the two ships consisted chiefly of broadcloth, ivory, quicksilver, lead and iron; while a large stock of Spanish rials were provided for the purpose of return cargoes. The most notable achievement of the mission was the settlement of a factory at Surat and victory over the Portuguese, thus boosting the national spirit of the British and providing the establishment of hopeful commerce in India. Printed Pages: 372 with 4 maps.

Title: The Voyage of Thomas Best to East Indies 1612-14

Author Name: William Foster (ed.)

Categories: India, Travels and Voyages,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1997

ISBN: 8121507766

ISBN 13: 9788121507769

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 14 Cms x 22 Cms

Seller ID: 014243

Keywords: Geography Travels Voyages