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‘Secret Letters received Nov 14 1855 by way of Marseilles’ [‎95v] (6/8)

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The record is made up of 1 item (4 folios). It was created in 14 Nov 1855. 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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This bundle consists of summaries, and partial transcripts, of secret letters received from both the President in Council (8 October 1855, Number 55) and the Government of Bombay (13 and 17 October 1855, Numbers 62-65). The amount of detail for each entry therefore varies.

The dispatch from the President in Council (folio 93r) is concerned with the site for the new city of Dalhousie and the construction of a lighthouse on the Alguada Reef.

The section from Bombay (folios 93v-95) discusses the consequences of the peace agreement reached between the Oulaki and the Foutheli, and finding volunteers from India to serve as mounted police at Aden. It also provides brief updates on Turkish Arabia, Persia, and the Slave Trade.

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‘Secret Letters received Nov 14 1855 by way of Marseilles’ [‎95v] (6/8), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F231/26, ff 93-96, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100044852268.0x0000bf> [accessed 18 October 2019]

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