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LIST OF CHARTERS OF THE VOC


 Duration of the charter   Date of issue by States General
1602 March 20 - 1622 December 31   1602 March 20
1602 March 20 - 1622 December 31   1622 December 22
'Further amplification and interpretation'   1623 March 13
1644 January 1 - 1646 December 31:   many short term extensions
1647 January 1 - 1671 December 31   1647 June 22
1672 January 1 - 1700 December 31   1665 February 17.
1701 January 1 - 1740 December 31   1696 March 5
1741 January 1 - 1741 December 31   1740 December 22
1742 January 1 - 1742 December 31   1741 December 25
1743 January 1 - 1754 December 31   1742 December 31
1755 January 1 - 1774 December 31   1748 September 19
1775 January 1 - 1776 December 31   1774 December 5
1777 January 1 - 1796 December 31   1776 December 12
1797 January 1 - 1798 December 31   1795 November 26
1799 January 1 - 1799 December 31   1798 January 26

 

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