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Letter no.544 of 1855 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, to Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf [‎16v] (4/4)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 6 Feb 1855. 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 letter and its enclosure relate to the liberation in 1853 of thirty-six slaves by the Shaikh of Lingah [Bandar-e Lengeh]. Anderson writes that Kemball commend the Shaikh for his actions, on behalf of the Court of Directors. Enclosed with Anderson’s letter is an extract of paragraphs 7 and 8 of despatch no.32 of 1854 from the Court of Directors, dated 22 November 1854. Paragraph 7 gives credit to the Shaikh of Bandar-e Lengeh for his actions, noting that it is an indication of the disposition of the Persian authorities to act on their slave trade engagements. Paragraph 8 notes that the liberated slaves, most of whom were children, have been placed with Christian families or in the care of the Reverend Mr Candy at his institution in Chinchpoogly [Chinchpokli] in Bombay.

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Letter no.544 of 1855 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, to Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf [‎16v] (4/4), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 15-16, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023318562.0x00002c> [accessed 18 February 2020]

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