Your website says the Bank of Hindustan was set up in 1870, yet I have a prospectus from the
International Contract Co. of London, UK
from 1862 which shows D.J. Hoare, a director of the Bank of Hindustan, as a director of this
My interest is in the biography of Hoare, since the International Contract Co. played a key
role in the construction of the Intercolonial Railway of Canada (1864-1876) which is my primary area of
If anyone has information on D.J. Hoare, I would very much like to hear from them.
Elmsdale Nova Scotia