Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1834

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/91
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00024b
  • Dates of Creation
      06 Jan 1834-31 Dec 1834
  • Language of Material
      English Persian
  • Physical Description
      1 file 146 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for patronage and recommendation; the financial situation in India (see John Milne's letters); Charles Grant's recommendation for Mountstuart Elphinstone for the Order of Bank, which Elphinstone turns down (Mss Eur F88/91/8 and Mss Eur F88/91/9); the Elphinstone Professorships and the education of Indian natives in general (Mss Eur F88/91/26, Mss Eur F88/91/47 and Mss Eur F88/91/49); and correspondence with William Erskine regarding his work on the life of Robert Clive with the help of Sir John Malcolm's manuscript (Mss Eur F88/91/15 and Mss Eur F88/91/28). Part of one letter, Mss Eur F88/91/20, is in Persian (items in Persian are awaiting further investigation to determine their exact language)

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