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Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Jonathan Duncan, President and Governor in Council, Bombay [‎46v] (2/3)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 29 May 1811. 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 concerns the appearance of piracy in the Gulf and outlines a report that part of the Joasimese tribe have put nine boats to sea to deter or tackle pirates; Mahomud Jaffer Khan [Muḥammad Ja‘afar Khān] has offered to assist with the object of this mission. The letter further notes that Captain Sealey intends for the Benares to travel to friendly ports throughout the Gulf with requests that vessels provide assistance to these boats as opportunities arise. Also mentioned are measures William Bruce has taken to assist the Benares with its mission.

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Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Jonathan Duncan, President and Governor in Council, Bombay [‎46v] (2/3), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/12, ff 46-47, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023623329.0x000063> [accessed 18 February 2020]

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