BOMBAY-1678-INVITATION FROM ENGLISH GOVERNOR TO PEOPLE TO COME AND SETTLE VS TODAYS ATTITUDE

After 1661, when Bombay passed to the British, there was a concerted effort to bring artisans and traders to settle in the new town. Aungier wrote a letter to the Factor in Surat on November 21, 1647
to invite as many weavers as possible, ... whereinto you will promise them such priviledges, immunities, and exemptions from publique duties as they shall reasonably desire from you..

NOW THE PRESENT POLITICS OF ANTI OUTSIDER WAS ABSENT