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Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Stephen Babbington, Deputy Secretary to the Government, Bombay [‎93v] (3/4)

The record is made up of 3 folios. It was created in 20 Dec 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 enclosing a copy and translation of a note from Shaik hoo Sheraa (also spelt Shaik oo Sharaa), received 10 December 1811, which outlines the information that is available about the estate of the late Aga Mahomed Bhubarney, of which the Shaik has assumed responsibility as executor. The letter notes that there appears to be very few assets available to the East India Company in the current quarter and those that are, are tied up in litigation surrounding a ship sold at Bussora [Basra].

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The enclosure of this item is located on folios 92v-93 and the main letter is located on folio 94. In between these two letters, located on folios 93-94, are two letters which are separate from this description.

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Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Stephen Babbington, Deputy Secretary to the Government, Bombay [‎93v] (3/4), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/12, ff 92v-94, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023623329.0x0000c3> [accessed 18 February 2020]

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