Letter from Edwin Dawes, Gunboat Clyde, Pore Bunder [Porbandar] to Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire

Mss Eur F126/45, ff 14-17

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The record is made up of 4 folios. It was created in 9 Nov 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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Letter regarding a portrait of Ameer Fysul [Amir Faisul] which Dawes had drawn.

The letter also discusses the Wageer? Battalion and the Bheel Corps; the local wildfowl which is considered to be a sign that cooler weather is coming; Dawes current work preventing the landing of mercenaries or slaves and William Gifford Palgrave's book and the inaccuracies and odditities within it.

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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 F126/45, ff 14-17

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9 Nov 1865 (CE, Gregorian)

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