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The record is made up of 1 item (2 folios). It was created in 6 Mar 1810. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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The item consists of a letter from William Richard Hamilton, Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office, to Benjamin Jones, Assistant Secretary at the Board of Control Formally known as the Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India, it was established by an Act of Parliament in 1784 to supervise the activities of the East India Company. . The letter is a request that any books of correspondence relating to diplomatic missions to Persia [Iran] be sent to the Foreign Office for the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Lord Wellesley’s [Richard Colley Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley] perusal. The letter suggests where the books may be located.

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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 Documents collected in a private capacity.
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IOR/G/29/38, ff 426-427

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6 Mar 1810 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter from William Hamilton, Foreign Office, to Mr Jones, Board of Control, 6 March 1810, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/G/29/38, ff 426-427, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100135193259.0x00000d> [accessed 7 December 2023]

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