Explore The Archive
Showing records 1 to 10.
Copies of correspondence concerning the conduct of Dr William Henry Colvill, the Residency Surgeon, during the expedition to Riadh [Riyadh] and after
Political Department Reports regarding Pelly's concerns over the conduct of Assistant Surgeon Dr William Henry Colvill. Colvill is accused of having assumed ...52 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/62 Date(s): Feb-Dec 1865
Copy of a letter dated 23 December 1865 concerning Dr Colvill's breach of privacy in relation to the publicity of their trip to Riyadh earlier that year. ...4 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/62, ff 19-20 Date(s): 27 Dec 1865
Copy of a letter in which Pelly accuses Dr Colvill of evading his questioning and requests that Colvill meet him at 2 p.m. to review the letters purported ...4 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/62, ff 21-22 Date(s): 27 Dec 1865
Papers relating to Pelly's expedition to Riyadh, including a draft of a talk given by him to to the Royal Geographical Society.
The papers relate primarily to the Royal Geographical Society who published Pelly's account of his journey to Riyadh and invited him to submit a talk to ...23 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/64 Date(s): 1864-1866
Article printed in a Bombay newspaper, and originally taken from the Bengal Hurkaru , 30 December 1865 regarding the dangers of Wahabeeism [Wahhabism] ...2 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/64, f 1 Date(s): 1866
Letter from Edward Weller to Pelly regarding a map for submission with an article in the Royal Geographical Society journal
Mr Weller requests that Pelly mark the places mentioned in his article on the map, encloses additional prints of the map which Pelly had requested and ...4 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/64, ff 2-3 Date(s): 04 Sep 1865
Letter informing Pelly that Dr Colvill's journal would not be published by the Royal Geographical Society and reassuring Pelly that Dr. Colvill had not ...4 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/64, ff 4-5 Date(s): 15 Aug 1865
The note states '1864-1866 Miscellaneous papers concerning Riadh trip and other papers concerning Riadh trip placed in my book containing my reports of ...2 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/64, f 6 Date(s): 1864-1866
Letter from Joseph Dalton Hooker, Director of the Royal Botanical Gadens at Kew regarding samples of Arabian plants which Pelly had collected on his travels ...4 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/64, ff 7-8 Date(s): 25 Jun 1865
Letter from Daniel Oliver, Keeper of the Kew Herbarium, to Pelly regarding the examples of Arabian Plants Pelly had sent to them and Pelly's request for ...3 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/64, ff 9-10 Date(s): 26 Aug 1865