Volume entitled 'Pirates, Cambay and Kattywar'. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1805-1808, [circa 1820]. (Creation)


  • 247 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The manuscript includes:

    (i) Contemporary copies of official correspondence and memoranda, November 1807-January 1808, concerning the movement of naval vessels in joint operations against the Kathiawar pirates because of the threat to trade (folio 1);

    (ii) Contemporary copies of official correspondence and memoranda, July 1805-September 1806, concerning revenue matters in Cambay (folio 120);

    (iii) Official memoranda, July 1806, concerning the position of Sir Miguel de Souza within the administration of Gujarat, etc. (folio 152);

    (iv) Official memoranda, November 1805-June 1806, about the East India Company's attitude towards the Garasias, November 1805-June 1806 (folio 176);

    (v) Copies of official letters, July 1807-September 1808, about the cost of the Kathiawar expedition and its being borne by the Gaikwar (folio 214);

    (vi) Concluding note, circa 1820, by Alexander Walker about piracy; it is possible that he intended this volume to be for publication (folio 247).

  • Arrangement

    247 folios.