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Letter from Lewis Pelly, Bassidore to an undisclosed recipient [‎53v] (1/1)

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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 9 Nov 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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Letter instructing the recipient to retain the detachment of sepoys Term used in English to refer to an Indian infantryman. Carries some derogatory connotations as sometimes used as a means of othering and emphasising race, colour, origins, or rank. at Bushire and informing him that Pelly's Derzee is en-route to Bushire to collect warm clothes and other essential items and send them by steamer to Bunder Abbass [Bandar Abbas]. The letter also requests that if Captain Oliver St. John arrives in Bushire Pelly's rooms and stores should be put at his disposal.

The letter may have been written to the Uncovenanted Assistant Resident at Bushire, James Charles Edwards.

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Letter from Lewis Pelly, Bassidore to an undisclosed recipient [‎53v] (1/1), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/43, f 52v, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024001981.0x0000c1> [accessed 27 May 2024]

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