Excerpt from Queen Elizabeth and the Levant Company: A Diplomatic and Literary Episode of the Establishment of Our Trade With Turkey
When the Council of the Society did me the honour of suggesting that this ancient and unpublished document, together with my notes and explanations, should form the subject of a work to be issued by the Royal Society of Literature as one of their special publications, I gladly fell in with the proposal, and the volume now presented to the Fellows is the result.
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