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Collection Level Description: Transcripts of the Papers of John Scattergood

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. d. 156-63
Title: Transcripts of the Papers of John Scattergood
Dates of Creation: 1916-17
Extent: 8 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Scattergood (1681-1723) was an East India merchant.

Scope and Content

Transcripts of the papers, 1704-25, of John Scattergood, from The National Archives, Masters' Exhibits in Chancery, Scattergood v. Raworth, Bundles 134/1-2, made for B.P. Scattergood, 1916-17.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The transcripts were given to the Library in 1937.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are held by The National Archives, see Scope and Content.

Further Information

Finding Aids

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. 40113-20.

Related Units of Description

Typed copies of the transcripts were given to the British Museum (Add. MSS. 43730-3), the India Office, and Guildhall Library.

Publication Note

A number of the documents are printed in The Scattergoods and the East India Company, ed. Sir R.C. Temple, Lavinia M. Anstey, and B.P. Scattergood (Bombay and Harpenden, 1935).

Access Points

Scattergood | John | 1681-1723 | East India Merchant

East India Co

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