Letter no.3A from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay

IOR/R/15/1/149, f 13

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The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 9 Jun 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 relates to five manumitted slaves currently residing at Bassadore [Bāsa‘īdū] for passage to Bombay. Kemball writes that the eldest of the five slaves has requested he be freed to earn a livelihood at Bassadore, and that, given his age of about eighteen or nineteen, Kemball has agreed to this request.

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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, f 13

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9 Jun 1855 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter no.3A from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, f 13, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024052050.0x000007> [accessed 17 February 2020]

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