Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Stephen Watson Henshaw, Marine Agent [71v] (5/5)
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.
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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.
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The enclosed letter is transcribed before (ff. 69v-71) the letter to which it is attached (f. 71v).
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