Papers relating to Pelly's expedition to Riyadh, including a draft of a talk given by him to to the Royal Geographical Society.

Mss Eur F126/64

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The record is made up of 1 file, 7 items (12 folios). It was created in 1864-1866. 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 papers relate primarily to the Royal Geographical Society who published Pelly's account of his journey to Riyadh and invited him to submit a talk to be read on his behalf at a Society event.

There is also correspondence relating to the botanical specimens collected during the expedition and an article on Wahabism, the sect of Islam followed by the Najd tribes.

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1 file, 7 items (12 folios)
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Foliation: The papers have been foliated in the front top right corner of each folio with a pencil number enclosed in a circle.

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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 F126/64

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1864-1866 (CE, Gregorian)

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Papers relating to Pelly's expedition to Riyadh, including a draft of a talk given by him to to the Royal Geographical Society., British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/64, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/node/292> [accessed 15 December 2019]

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