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The record is made up of 2 folios. 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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Incomplete memorandum, written in pencil, regarding the tribute that Amir Faisaul ibn Turki al Sa'ud of the Wahabees [Wahhabi] pays to the Porte and the revenues he receives both in terms of money and horses as well as in military aid.

The memorandum also refers to agreements with other tribes who can travel unmolested through Nejd [Najd] territory.

The verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. of folio 74 contains the first line of a memorandum regarding writing to someone.

The memorandum itself is undated, however the information contained within it would have been acquired by Lewis Pelly during his visit to Riyadh, February to March 1865.

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2 folios
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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, ff 73-74

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1865-1866 (CE, Gregorian)

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Part of memorandum about Amir Faisul ibn Turki al Sa'ud of the Wahabees [Wahhabi], British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/59, ff 73-74, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023442226.0x000009> [accessed 16 December 2019]

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