Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1834

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/92
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      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00024c
  • Dates of Creation
      06 Jan 1834-27 Dec 1834
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  • Physical Description
      1 file 157 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for recommendation; Herbert Complin's response to becoming the first President of the Elphinstone College (Mss Eur F88/92/11); the Duke of Wellington's portrait by Pickersgill (see Mss Eur F88/92/18 and Mss Eur F88/92/38); writing an history of India (see Mss Eur F88/92/36); advice in dealing with Indian affairs (Mss Eur F88/92/26); an offer to go as an ambassador on a mission to Persia from Charles Grant at the India Board (Mss Eur F88/92/16), which Elphinstone declined. The appointment of Governor General of India is also discussed in the correspondence

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