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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 27 Dec 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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Copy of a letter dated 23 December 1865 concerning Dr Colvill's breach of privacy in relation to the publicity of their trip to Riyadh earlier that year. Pelly asks Colvill to submit to government an explanation of his conduct.

A second letter dated 27 December 1865 is also enclosed in which Colvill responds directly to Pelly denying having directly or indirectly written to any newspaper, review or scientific society concerning their trip to Riyadh and requesting that Pelly inform him of what has been written or said.

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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 F126/62, ff 19-20

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27 Dec 1865 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter No.100 of 1865 from Pelly to Dr William Henry Colvill, the Residency Surgeon in Bushire, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/62, ff 19-20, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023122245.0x000003> [accessed 6 December 2019]

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