Note on Koweit [Kuwait]

Mss Eur F126/59, f 71

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The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 1865-1866. 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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Brief note about Koweit [Kuwait]'s main inland trade being with the Bedouins of Nejd [Najd] and that the trade consists of wood, weapons, coffee, rice, bamboo and piece goods as well as giving details on where these goods are brought from.

Below the main note is a line about the climate in the Koweit neighbourhood.

Although the note is undated, the information was most likely gathered during Pelly's visit there January to February 1865.

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1 folio
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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 F126/59, f 71

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1865-1866 (CE, Gregorian)

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