Summaries of official secret despatches from the Government of India and the Government of Bombay

Mss Eur F231/26

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The record is made up of 1 file (112 folios). It was created in 2 Jul 1855-14 Dec 1855. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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The file consists of summaries of official secret despatches from the Government of India and the Government of Bombay, relating to: Kashmir, Punjab, Nepal, Pegu, Crimea, Persia, Aden, Afghanistan, Turkey, Ava, Muscat, the Anglo-Afghan Treaty of Friendship (1855), and the Somali expedition.

The date range gives the creation date of the summaries, but the summaries themselves refer to correspondence of an earlier date.

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1 file (112 folios)
Arrangement

The papers have been arranged into bundles tied with silk ribbons; each bundle summarises correspondence received on a given date. These bundles have been arranged in chronological order.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 112; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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English in Latin script
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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Mss Eur F231/26

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2 Jul 1855-14 Dec 1855 (CE, Gregorian)

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