Given by P. Crombie
TS copy of a letter from an unknown writer to Signor Adelgais in Lisbon, written from Cochin, India, 10 January 1580. (The original Portuguese office copy is now in the office of the Madura Co. Cochin.) Describes voyage to India; the general state of Cochin; profitable merchandise and business prospects; and the marvels of the country.
Additional material given by Mr. P. Crombie, 1973.
Government of Madras: Public (Political) Department.
G.O. No. 19, 2nd January, 1942. Islands – Laccadives, Ameni and Minicoy – Inspection, 1941 – Report – Orders passed. (by) P. Crombie, Esq., I.C.S., Inspecting Officer of the Laccadives and Amindiri Islands, to the Collectors of Malabar and South Kanara dated 10th March, 1941.
TS note, 4 pp., by P .Crombie as background material for the Inspection note, giving history of administration of the Islands.