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Letter from Lewis Pelly, on board Berenice off Soor [Sur] to Sir Bartle Frere [‎14v] (2/3)

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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 12 Feb 1866. 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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Letter regarding Highflyer having been stopped by the Wahabee [Wahhabi] before reaching Damaum but having succeeded in its attack on the Jenebah tribe at Soor [Sur] and requesting that following its return to Bombay it be allowed to bring a gun boat and materials to build a raft back to the Gulf.

The letter continues by reporting Pelly's intention to return to Muskat to assist the Sultan at Beraimee [al-Buraymi] before travelling on to Bunder Abbass [Bandar Abbas] to talk with the merchants there and make provisions for their removal to Kishm [Qeshm] should they come under attack from any quarter.

The letter also refers to a list of sizes of pearls with their prices, which is no longer enclosed, and a request by Pelly to be allowed to return to England once the Muskat affairs are settled as his health is suffering from the hot weather in the Gulf.

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Letter from Lewis Pelly, on board Berenice off Soor [Sur] to Sir Bartle Frere [‎14v] (2/3), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/43, ff 14-15, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024001980.0x000021> [accessed 21 October 2019]

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