Skip to item: of 360
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Stephen Watson Henshaw, Marine Agent [‎71r] (4/5)

The record is made up of 3 folios. It was created in 30 Oct 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.

About this item

Content

The letter regards a complaint about the conduct of the recipient, made to the Resident by Cossia Arratoon Malcolm, linguist at the Bushire Factory. It notes that as requested, the complaint has been submitted to higher authorities.

Enclosed with the letter is a copy and translation of the complaint submitted to William Bruce, dated 29 October 1811; this complaint also includes details of Stephen Watson Henshaw's outstanding rent, which the Resident is requested to settle. The objectionable behaviour that is the main cause of the complaint has arisen as the result of Cossia Arratoon Malcolm's refusal to grant permission for Mr Henshaw to marry his daughter.

Extent and format
3 folios
Arrangement

The enclosed letter is transcribed before (ff. 69v-71) the letter to which it is attached (f. 71v).

Written in
English in Latin script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Stephen Watson Henshaw, Marine Agent [‎71r] (4/5), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/12, ff 69v-71, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023623329.0x000094> [accessed 18 February 2020]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023623329.0x000094">Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Stephen Watson Henshaw, Marine Agent [&lrm;71r] (4/5)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023623329.0x000094">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000159.0x0003e0/IOR_R_15_1_12_0147.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000159.0x0003e0/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image