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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 6 Feb 1855. 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 and its enclosure relate to the recent seizure and release of the bugla [buggalow, or boat] Sumhere in the Gulf, which Kemball reported previously was caught transporting slaves. The enclosure with Anderson’s letter is an extract of paragraph 11 of despatch no.32 of 1854 from the Court of Directors, dated 22 November 1854. The extract states that, while it was proper for the vessel to be released, it is not clear whether the slaves found on board have been liberated.

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English in Latin script
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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/15/1/149, ff 11-12

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6 Feb 1855 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter no.547 of 1855 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, to Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 11-12, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024052050.0x000006> [accessed 29 February 2020]

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