Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1832

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/82
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00022e
  • Dates of Creation
      25 Nov 1828-27 Dec 1832
  • Language of Material
      English Persian
  • Physical Description
      1 file 119 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for recommendation and patronage; news from Miss Elizabeth Mackenzie Elphinstone about the death of their sister (Mss Eur F88/82/40); native education in India and other news from India, including the Naroba Oritia case (in the letters from Archibald Robertson) the Rajas of Satara and Mysore and developments in Mysore. There is correspondence between the Raja of Satara and Mountstuart Elphinstone (Mss Eur F88/82/25 and Mss Eur F88/82/46). Folios 40 and 41 are small pieces of paper. One letter, Mss Eur F88/82/46, is in Persian (items in Persian are awaiting further investigation to determine their exact language)

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