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

IOR/R/15/1/12, ff 108,109v

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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 27 Mar 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 and translation of a communication (see f. 108) from Mahomed Jaffer Kaun [Muḥammad Ja‘afar Khān], Governor of Bushire, in which he requests an advance of one year's rent for the factory. The letter notes that in the interest of maintaining good relations, the Resident has agreed to the request.

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The enclosure has not been transcribed with the main letter, but on the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of the preceding folio; the enclosure is located on f. 108 and the main letter can be found on f. 109v. Three completely separate items are located between the enclosure and the main letter.

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English in Latin script
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Letter

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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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IOR/R/15/1/12, ff 108,109v

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27 Mar 1812 (CE, Gregorian)

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