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The record is made up of 1 item (4 folios). It was created in 23 Jan 1857. 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 of official secret letters received from HM Minister to Persia, Charles Augustus Murray residing at Baghdad (9-10, 15, 19-20 and 22 December 1856). This amount of content for each entry therefore varies.

The main topics covered are Murray's assessment of articles published in the Tehran Gazette respecting Herat, reports of reinforcements being despatched from Tehran for Mohammerah and Herat, and British demands for the removal of Mirza Aqa Khan Nuri (Sadr-i-A'zam, Grand Vizier of Iran) from office.

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1 item (4 folios)
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English in Latin script
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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 F231/30, ff 65-68

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23 Jan 1857 (CE, Gregorian)

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‘Letters from Mr Murray received January 23.1857’, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F231/30, ff 65-68, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100049910406.0x000007> [accessed 7 December 2019]

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