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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 1865-1866. It was written in English and Arabic. 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 recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of folio 75 and the verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. of folio 76 contain rough geographical pencil sketches. The first shows a particular area of Nejd [Najd] in relation to key villages and towns; the second appears to show a valley, or other similar geographic feature, with place names and travelling directions also given.

The recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of folio 76 contains a brief list of five placenames in Nejd, given in both English and Arabic.

The sketches are undated, however the information contained within them would have been compiled by Lewis Pelly during his trip to Riyadh in February to March 1865

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2 folios
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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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Drawing

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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 75-76

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1865-1866 (CE, Gregorian)

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Draft pencil sketches of Nejd [Najd] territory, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/59, ff 75-76, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023442226.0x00000a> [accessed 21 January 2020]

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