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Letter from Oliver St John, , Shiraz to Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire [‎39v] (4/6)

The record is made up of 3 folios. It was created in 14 Nov 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 the news of the loss of the Berenice and Pelly's lucky escape.

The letter goes on to discuss the Hissam-a-Sultaneh's decision to establish a Persian fort at Lingah [Bandar-e-Lengeh] in order to try and prevent smuggling from there to and from Shiraz.

The letter also discusses problems with the transport of telegraph stores and the difficulties being caused by the Persians in this matter; warning Pelly to beware of a 'Chevalier Hollandaise' a Dutch knight named Lycklamar and regarding his recent health.

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Letter from Oliver St John, , Shiraz to Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire [‎39v] (4/6), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/45, ff 38-40, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024265781.0x00004f> [accessed 19 November 2019]

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