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Publisher: OSTEND COMPANY
Title: Very rare share in the Ostend Company.
Published in: Antwerp / Ostend, 1723
   
Size: 12.6 x 7.9 inches.
32.0 x 20.0 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Copper engraving and manuscript on paper. Some paper burning in one of the signatures.
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Upper left hand corner share number 4526 in manuscript. In top emblem of the Ostend Company in copper engraving. Text: De Directeurs van de generale Keijserlijche- Indische compagnie, ordoneren aen hunnen cassier 'joan Baptist Cogels junior, te ontvangen van D'Heer Ferdinand Anthoin Baron de Veecquemans, Antwerp. de somme van tweehondert en vijftigh guldens wisselgeldt, voor het eerste payement sijnder actie van een duijsent guldens in het Capitael van de Selve compagnie, op de conditien in het Octroij breeder vermeldt, stellen de quitanfie hier onder, actum in Antwerpen derthien augustus seventhienhondert dry en twintigh. Ontvangen van De Heer Melchior Breton de somme van tweehondert vijftigh guldens wissel gelt voor het eerste paijment ady 6 september 1723 (signatuur) Solvit als boven het tweede payement 16 december 1723 (signatuur) Solvit als boven d helft van het derde payement 22: November 1724 (signatuur) Solvit als boven de helft van het derde payement 3 July 1725. -etc.

One of the biggest investors in Oostend Comany were Joannes Jacobus Moretus (1690-1757) from the publishing family Moretus) in Antwerp. Other major investors was Ferdinand Anthoin Baron de Veecquemans, also from Antwerp who held 100 shares and the family Proli in the same city. Other investors were Melchior Breton (Antwerp), probably Thomas Hall in London and other merchants in Antwerp.
Reference: K.Degryse, in Spiegel Historiaal, 1973,112.



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