Oh, there he goes off to his room to write that hit song "Alone in my principles."
Question #2145 posted on 12/26/2003 midnight
Q:

Dear 100 Hour Board,
What is/was the East India Trading Company?
-pizza, who watches Pirates waaaay too much.

A: Dear Pie,

Sorry, but I am feeling lazy right now and don't feel like re-typing something I can just put a link to.
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/British/EAco.html
That should give you all the info you could ever want on it. (Don't worry, it isn't too long.)

-Pa Grape