Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1830

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/78
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00022a
  • Dates of Creation
      01 Dec 1827-05 Dec 1830
  • Language of Material
      English French
  • Physical Description
      1 file 135 folios.

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include letters from the Bombay Native Education Society requesting Mountstuart Elphinstone's support in establishing three professorships (Mss Eur F88/78/14 - Mss Eur F88/78/17); a request from John Fitzgibbon, 2nd Earl of Clare, to be added to the list of subscribers for the new geographical society; progress of James Ruthven Elphinstone's property; a comparison of the internal revenue and charges for the Bombay residency (Mss Eur F88/78/11 and Mss Eur F88/78/13); requests for his recommendation and patronage in obtaining appointments; invitations to dinner; and general news from friends and family. One letter, Mss Eur F88/78/25, is in French

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