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Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Sir Evan Nepean, Baronet, President and Governor in Council, Bombay [‎168r] (4/5)

The record is made up of 3 folios. It was created in 22 Mar 1813. 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 reporting the improper conduct of Captain Heathorn, commander of the Country Ship Rhaim Shaw . The Captain fled the Bushire Roads upon hearing that the Governor of Bushire had been imprisoned; the ship belonged to Mahomed Neuby Khan [Muḥammad Nabī Khān], the former Governor's brother. It notes that the ship was laden with valuable cargo from Bombay belonging to Bushire merchants, and that the ship itself is Persian property.

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Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to Sir Evan Nepean, Baronet, President and Governor in Council, Bombay [‎168r] (4/5), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/12, ff 166v-168, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023623330.0x000090> [accessed 18 February 2020]

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