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The record is made up of 4 folios. It was created in Feb 1865. 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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Copies of correspondence between Pelly and Dr Colvill written on blue paper and in the handwriting of a third [unidentified] individual. Some of these letters are duplicates of other copies elsewhere in the file.

The correspondence includes:

  • Copy of a letter from Pelly to Colvill, 13 February 1865, concerning Colvill's conduct in Pelly's absence and asking him to refrain in future from giving any instructions. Enclosed is a copy of a note of an order given to Mr Lucas, Pelly's interpreter, by Colvill.
  • Copy of a letter from Colvill to Pelly, 13 February 1865 in response to Pelly's letter of the same date, explaining his conduct.
  • Copy of a letter from Pelly to Colvill, 13 February 1865 in response to Colvill's letter of the same date, in which Pelly clarifies his position and further reprimands Colvill.
  • Copy of a letter from Colvill to Pelly, 14 February 1865, in response to Pelly's second letter of 13 Feb, in which Colvill expresses regret for his conduct and requests to join Pelly on his forthcoming trip.
  • Copy of a letter from Pelly to Captain H W Warner, 13 February 1865, regarding a package of medicines Dr. Colvill is preparing for him.
  • Copy of a letter from Pelly to Colvill, 14 February 1865 allowing Colvill to accompany him to Riyadh and instructing him to collect specimens of flowers and rocks.
  • Copy of a letter from Captain H W Warner to Pelly, 14 February 1865 in response to Pelly's of the previous day regarding medicine.
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4 folios
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The corrrespondence has been foliated in the top right corner of each page as 23-26

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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 F126/62, ff 23-26

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Feb 1865 (CE, Gregorian)

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Correspondence between Pelly and Dr William Henry Colvill, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/62, ff 23-26, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023122245.0x000001> [accessed 19 October 2019]

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