'Persia 1888. From Rishir to Bunder Abbas.'

Mss Eur F111/70

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The record is made up of 1 volume (32 folios). It was created in 6 April 1888- 8 Jan 1894. 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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This volume is a report by Samuel Butcher, a superintendent and clerk in the Indo-European Telegraph Department, documenting the route from Rishir, a village near Bushire, to Bunder Abbas [Bandar-e ʻAbbās]. The report describes the different cities that Butcher went through on his way to Bunder Abbas. Each description contains information on supplies, water, fuel, cultivation, grazing and camping grounds.

Folio 2 of the volume contains a dedication from the author, Samuel Butcher, to George Curzon. The report was the property of Curzon.

The volume contains five lithographic prints of drawings (folios 13, 16, 19, 21, and 25) and one map in a pocket at the end of the book (f 33).

Extent and format
1 volume (32 folios)
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Arrangement

The papers in the volume proceed in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates on a map with 33, 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.

Pagination: the file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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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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Unrestricted

Archive reference
Mss Eur F111/70
Former external reference(s)
P15 S.A. No 6

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6 April 1888- 8 Jan 1894 (CE, Gregorian)

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