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SEPTEMBER 1678 TO APRIL 1714.
IN SIX: VOLUMES
AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.
A BRIEF HISTORICAL RELATION
1700-1. Thursday, 2 Jan.—This day the new East India company (pursuant to a late message by Mr. secretary Vernon from his majestie, to know upon what terms they were willing to join with the old) held a general court, and resolved1. That the quick stock of both companies shal be paid for
discharge of their debts, and the surplus to the proprietors, who advance the same, without any intermixing with each
others stock. 2. That there shal be a time limitted for each company to
cease trading, in order to bring home their effects and
settle matters. 3. That the old company may purchase so much of the fund
of the new as to make their fund a third of the whole, and so intitle them annually to trade for so much as the
fund amounts to. 4. That the dead stock of the old company, and settlements
of the new, and their embassy, (not to incommode his majestie and the publick affairs at present,) shal be left
to indifferent arbitrators to value them. Which resolutions are to be delivered to Mr. secretary Vernon with all expedition by the directors of the new company.
On Tuesday last died the earl of Falconberg.
LUTTRELL, VOL. V.