John Palmer (1766-1836) of Palmer & Co., India. See N. Tarling, 'The prince of merchants and the Lion City' (Royal Asiastic Society, Journal of the Malaysian Branch, 37 pt. i (1964), 20-40).
Letter-books and papers of John Palmer, consisting of:
The papers were owned by Sir Reginald Hobhouse, Bart., a descendant of John Palmer.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1947.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40862-927.
Palmer | John | 1766-1836 | of Palmer & Co., India
East India Co
Palmer & Co, East Indies merchants
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