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Archives of the Danish overseas trading companies

Documentary heritage submitted by Denmark and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 1997.

© Danish National Archives
The Danish Act of Sovereignty and Succession 1665

A number of archival groups held in the Danish National Archives reflect Denmark's relations with foreign countries such as the European States, Russia, Turkey, North African states and the American states. The archival group of the Danish overseas trading companies includes, in particular, the archives of the Danish East India Company, the Danish Asiatic Company, the Danish West India and Guinea Company and the Danish West India Trading Company. It consist of around 4000 protocols and bundles and includes royal charters, copybooks, letters, instructions, accounts, ship's logs, maps...

  • Year of submission: 1997
  • Year of inscription: 1997
  • Country: Denmark
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