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Letter from Lewis Pelly, Bushire, to Sir William Robert Seymour Vesey Fitzgerald, Governor of Bombay [‎120r] (2/3)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 25 Sep 1869. 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 Britain's failure to to enforce their decisions of the previous yearwhich has led to the need for ships in the Gulf to be sent to East Africa to prevent the slave trade.

The letter goes on to discuss the difficulties in undertaking work and supporting expanding trade in the Gulf without admiralty support and the need for the Vicerory and Government of India to better support it too.

The letter also refers to an enclosed detailed report (No.181) on Bahrein piracy which is no longer enclosed with this letter.

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2 folios
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This letter has been written onto a loose sheet of paper which has been placed in the letterbook at the appropriate place chronologically.

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Letter from Lewis Pelly, Bushire, to Sir William Robert Seymour Vesey Fitzgerald, Governor of Bombay [‎120r] (2/3), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/43, ff 119v-120, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024001981.0x00002b> [accessed 21 October 2019]

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