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'Correspondence relating to the appointment of Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere's mission to Zanzibar, Nov 1872' [‎3v] (6/6)

The record is made up of 1 file (3 folios). It was created in Jan 1873. 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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r— r—rj.

600/. per annum has been granted, and the difference between his half and full pay as a
naval officer will also be charged to the Special Mission Account.
To Mr. Hill, as Secretary, and to Mr. Grey as Attache to the Mission, a sum of 100/.
has been assigned to cover their actual expenditure in preparing for the expedition, and
the question of the remuneration to be awarded to these gentlemen for their services is to
stand over until the return of the Mission.
All the above-mentioned salaries are to date from the day of your departure from this
I am, &c.

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This file contains correspondence sent from Earl Granville [the Foreign Secretary, Granville George Leveson-Gower] to Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere prior to his (Frere's) mission to Zanzibar as a Special Envoy of the Foreign Office in 1872.

The file contains a copy of a letter (folio 104) from Earl Granville to the Sultan of Zanzibar, Barghash bin Said, introducing Frere to him and outlining the purpose of his mission to Zanzibar.

The file also contains a draft of a treaty regarding the regulation of slavery that Granville requested Frere to translate into Arabic and present to the Sultans of Zanzibar and Muscat (folio 105r).

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1 file (3 folios)
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Condition: the file is contained within a bound volume that contains a number of other files.

Foliation: The foliation for this description commences at f 104, and terminates at f 106, as it is part of a larger physical volume; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is also present in parallel between ff 5-134; these numbers are written in pencil, but are not circled, and can be found in the same position as the main sequence.

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'Correspondence relating to the appointment of Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere's mission to Zanzibar, Nov 1872' [‎3v] (6/6), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/18/B89, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 15 December 2019]

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