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The record is made up of 3 folios. It was created in 13 Dec 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 is a covering letter, enclosing a letter from Captain Arnold Kemball, Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in Turkish Arabia, to Jones, dated 18 October 1855, itself a covering letter, with a letter sent by Lord Stratford de Redcliffe, British Ambassador in Constantinople, to Kemball, dated 19 September 1855. Lord Stratford’s letter commends Jones’s actions (in his previous capacity as Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in Turkish Arabia) in helping save and recover antiquities damaged on their journey from Mosul to Bussorah [Basra].

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3 folios
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English in Latin script
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Letter

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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 185-187

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13 Dec 1855 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter no.440 of 1855 from Commander Felix Jones, Acting 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, ff 185-187, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024052050.0x000041> [accessed 19 February 2020]

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