Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for January to March 1849

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/138
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00027a
  • Dates of Creation
      04 Dec 1848-29 Mar 1849
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 148 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include news from Colonel John Low on how Lord Gough, Commander in Chief in India, is facing up to the enemies at Ramnagar (Mss Eur F88/138/1); Lord Elphinstone's comments on education in India (Mss Eur F88/138/3); Hay M Erskine's letters containing the news of Keith Erskine's death in India from confluent smallpox (for example Mss Eur F88/138/47); and Joseph Hume's queries on the Treaty of Satara in 1819 (Mss Eur F88/138/31). Some of the letters have brief annotations by Mountstuart Elphinstone regarding his response. Also includes draft letters by Elphinstone

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