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William Bruce, Resident at Bushire, Writing from Bombay, to James Bruce Simson, Secretary to the Government, Bombay [‎50v] (2/4)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 13 Jun 1820. 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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This letter concerns the treatment received by those travelling on board the Eliza country ship, commanded by Mr Woodhead. William Bruce, Resident at Bushire, acknowledges the receipt of Government commands dated 8 June 1820 and refers to his own letters of 22 and 26 April (see ff 42v-44 and ff 45-46 respectively), which regarded the circumstances surrounding the death of Belall Sedee, and which led to the appointment of a committee to investigate the subject. Bruce acknowledges the senior magistrate's verdict that Mr Woodhead's conduct was proper and correct. He goes on to recount the results of enquiries made by Captain Francis Erskine Loch regarding the treatment received on board the Eliza , which were made prior to the aforementioned investigation into Mr Woodhead's conduct.

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William Bruce, Resident at Bushire, Writing from Bombay, to James Bruce Simson, Secretary to the Government, Bombay [‎50v] (2/4), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/22, ff 50-51, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023449598.0x00006a> [accessed 16 January 2019]

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