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A map of the Mouths of the Ganges in the Bay of Bengal shewing the English Settlements lately destroy’d by the Nabob of that Province.

Jeffreys, Thomas (engraver).

Copper engraved. Minor marginal holing not affecting printed area. circa 1770.

Shows not only the English settlements along the Ganges including Colicotta but also those of other Europeans – Shinshura (Shinsura) established by the Dutch and Shandernagor (Chandernagore) by the French etc.

The Nabob referred to is Siraj ud-Daulah (1733 -1757), the last Nawab of Bengal before the province’s incorporation by the East India Company.

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