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Official Correspondence and Documents


Agentes da diplomacia Portuguesa in India, with a preface and notes by Panduronga S. S. Pissurlencar. Bastora, Tipografia Rangel, 1952.
(This work gives documents throwing light on the action of Hindus, Muslims, Jews, and   Parsees in Indo-Portuguese administration. It is also a valuable source material for the  study of Portuguese relations with the Kings, like the Emperors of Vijaynagara, the Adil  Shahas of Bijapur, the Mughals, the Marathas and others in 16th, 17th and 18th  centuries.)


Lisboa, Academia das Sciencias, 1884-1935.
(These volumes contain letters from Albuquerque, to the King of Portuguese documents   and letters sent to Albuquerque and Albuquerque’s orders to subordinates. The work is a  very important source for the study of history of Portuguese India from 1503-1513.)


Descripcao Geral e Historica das Moedas Cunhadas em nome dos reis, regentes e  Governadores de Portugal by A.C. Teixeira de Aragao. Lisboa, Imprensal Nacional, 1874 -1880.
(The work is divided into 3 volumes and provides information on coinage in Portugal,  Portuguese India and Mozambique.)


Regimentos das fortalezas da India with a study and notes by Panduronga S.S.      Pissurlencar. Bastora, Tipografia Rangel, 1951.
(The work gives the budget of city of Goa and rules and regulations for the forts of:  Ormuz, Sofala, Cochin, Cranganor, Ceilao, Cananor, Malaca, Diu, Bacaim, Manar,  Mangalore. All these documents are mostly pertaining to the second half of sixteenth century.