The Destruction of the English East India Company Factory on Condore Island, 1702–1705

  title={The Destruction of the English East India Company Factory on Condore Island, 1702–1705},
  author={Danny Wong Tze-ken},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={1097 - 1115}
Abstract The English East India Company established a factory on the island of Condore, off the coast of southern Vietnam, in 1702 as part of its plan to maintain a settlement to direct shipping activities between trading ports in China and Southeast Asia and India. For three years, the settlement thrived and was an important part of the China trade network, especially as a stopping point for ships plying the China route. The island settlement also carried out trading activities with… 
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