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Bombay in the Days of Queen Anne: Being an account of the settlement and Burnell's Narrative of his Adventures in Bengal

By: John Burnell

Price: $12.25

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012624

ISBN: 8121507758

Condition: New


Burnell's description of Bombay takes the form of two letters to his father. The first one is dated 12 May, 1710 and second one is undated. Bombay that Burnell knew had much deteriorated from the dissensions between the Old and New East India Companies. The union had taken place in 1709 and its beneficial effect can scarcely have been felt in Bombay in the following year 1710 when Burnell served there. Burnell in this narrative gives an account of the government then; account of the troops in Bombay; account of the Dongrey Fort which he commanded; plan to convert Bombay from seven islands to o... View more info