Correspondence and Papers regarding the Disposal of Furniture and other Goods to Sir Alfred Lyall, Lewis Pelly's successor as Agent to the Governor-General in Rajputana [Rajasthan]

Mss Eur F126/9

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The record is made up of 1 file, 10 items (44 folios). It was created in 31 Oct 1874-18 Dec 1874. 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 correspondence relates primarily to arrangements for the arrival of Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall and his wife Clara in Rajputana [Rajasthan] as well as arrangements for securing Pelly's belongings so that they could be sent on to him at a later date.

The papers in the file relate to the crockery, furniture, alcohol and stores which Pelly had use of as Agent to the Governor-General and which were available for the Lyalls to purchase from him.

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1 file, 10 items (44 folios)
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The file has been arranged chronologically, with undated items fitted in to the sequence based on information given in their contents.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: The file has been foliated in the top right hand corner of each folio with a pencil number enclosed in a circle. Some folios have been refoliated and the numbers no longer in use have been crossed through.

Condition: The lists (folios 15-32) have been tied as bundles using blue ribbon in the top left corner of the folios.

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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

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Mss Eur F126/9

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31 Oct 1874-18 Dec 1874 (CE, Gregorian)
People & organisations
Sir Knight Alfred Comyn Lyall

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Correspondence and Papers regarding the Disposal of Furniture and other Goods to Sir Alfred Lyall, Lewis Pelly's successor as Agent to the Governor-General in Rajputana [Rajasthan], British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/9, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/node/239> [accessed 19 June 2019]

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