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Letter from George Lucas, on board HMS Berenice , Bombay Harbour, to Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire [‎30v] (2/4)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 16 Aug 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.

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Letter regarding an Indian man and a small boy who were brought to Bombay from Muskat [Muscat] on board the Berenice in order to prevent the boy from being sold and seeking advice from Pelly on how to handle the situation.

The letter goes on to outline a second situation in which the Muskat Apothecary and some of the engineers from the Berenice had attempted to arrange for some women from the former Sultan (Thuwaini bin Said)'s Harem to be smuggled out of Muscat which the Sultan (Salim II bin Thuwaini) became aware of.

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Letter from George Lucas, on board HMS Berenice , Bombay Harbour, to Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire [‎30v] (2/4), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/45, ff 30-31, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024265781.0x00003d> [accessed 17 November 2019]

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