Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to George Brown, President and Governor in Council, Bombay

IOR/R/15/1/12, f 96

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The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 8 Jan 1812. 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 of William Bruce's letter to Neil Benjamin Edmonstone dated 8 January 1811 (see ff. 95v-96) for the information of the Bombay Government. It regards the necessity of the Resident travelling to Bussora [Basra] and the placement of Lieutenant Robert Taylor in charge of the Bushire Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. during his absence. The letter also notes that William Bruce as been asked by Sir Gore Ouseley not to take his requested three months leave without the express sanction of the Bombay Government.

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