Pencil note from the Royal Geographical Society regarding the publishing of a report by Pelly [8v] (2/2)
The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 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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CHARLE^ SriTRGE (President of the Birinin^liam Tem-
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perance Society) would be pleased to have thy company to B reakfast
at N ock s R oyal H otel , 26, Temple Row, Birmingham, on 4th day
(Wednesday) Morning next, the 13th inst., at Nine o'clock, to meet
SAMUEL BOWLY, President of the National Temperance League;
JAMES GALE, the Inventor of the process for rendering Gunpowder
inexplosive; and T. B. SMITHIES, Editor of the
Workman ; who will lay brief statements, on some important aspects
and bearings of the Temperance Reformation, before Members of the
Biitish Association for the Advancement of Science, 1 ' who may
kindly accept C harles S turge's invitation.
The presence of those accepting this invitation will not be taken
as at all necessarily implying approval of the views and operations of
Temperance Reformers ; while the free expression of the sentiments
of those present, on the subject generally, will be quite acceptable.
A frank interchange of opinion is wished for as a leading feature
of the interview.
B reakfast will be ready at Nine o'clock; and it is expected
that the proceedings will terminate between Eleven and Twelve.
Will Ifeetf please to inform C harles S turge , as soon as con
venient, whether he may expect the pleasure of thy company/
17, F rederick S treet, E dgeaston,
$th Month 1th, 1865. >
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Pencil note from the Royal Geographical Society enquiring whether Pelly will be able to send them his full report on his travels to Lingah [Bandar-e-Lengeh], Kishm [Qeshm] and Bunder Abbas [Bandar Abbas]. The note has been written on the reverse of an invitation to breakfast with Charles Sturge, President of the Birmingham Temperance Society, 9 July 1865
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