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Court Minutes of the East India Company - Calendar (1635-1679)

The Minutes of the Court of Directors and the Court of Proprietors (together known generally as 'Court Minutes') form the central record of the deliberations and resolutions of the East India Company. The Court of Directors met regularly as the Company's executive body, while the Court of Proprietors (or 'General Court') met at least four times a year to elect Directors, to oversee their activities, and to debate policy. The records relate to British commercial and political relations with India, south and south-east Asia, and other countries with which the East India Company established contact; they also contain voluminous information on the British administrations in India and Burma. (11 volumes, published 1907-1938).