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Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Jonathan Duncan, President and Governor in Council, Bombay [‎59v] (3/3)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 21 Jul 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 is informing the Bombay Government of the arrival at Bushire of Lieutenant Livingston (returning bearing messages from Sir Harford Jones [Brydges]); Mr Jenkins, Deputy Commissary of Stores; and two further unamed Europeans (one a member of the Bombay Artillery, the other the Marine); all are en route to India abroad the Mornington. It notes that the ship's carpenter Mr Luster has been sent to serve aboard the Benares at his request. If further notes that William Bruce intends to return the public artificers along with Lieutenant Livingston, as their services are no longer required at Bushire, and that the the store lascars will be retained as they possess skills not available locally.

The communication is also enclosing a receipt (not present) from Ahmed Beg for wool supplied, as per the instructions of Sir Gore Ouseley, to the Prince Royal Abez Merza [‘Abbās Mīrzā].

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Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Jonathan Duncan, President and Governor in Council, Bombay [‎59v] (3/3), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/12, ff 58v-59, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023623329.0x00007d> [accessed 5 April 2020]

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