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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 1865. 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 account provides background on the various travels across South Eastern Asia undertaken by Pelly as part of his duties to the British Government, his hope that his account could help the society with their desire to determine 'with scientific accuracy' the position of Riadh [Riyadh], the Capital of Nuyd [Najd], and a full account of the route to Riadh and what he learned.

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2 folios
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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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Mss Eur F126/64, ff 11-12

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1865 (CE, Gregorian)

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Handwritten account by Pelly of his travels to Riadh [Riyadh] and their relevance to the Royal Geographical Society, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/64, ff 11-12, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024117668.0x000007> [accessed 16 October 2019]

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