Mountstuart Elphinstone: Private and semi-official letters and papers, chiefly on Indian affairs

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88 Series 3
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000015.0x0002e9
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1811-1829
  • Language of Material
      English Persian
  • Physical Description
      54 files

Scope and Content

Comprises volumes of private and semi-official letters Mountstuart Elphinstone received during his Commissionership of the Deccan (1818-1819) and his Governorship of Bombay (1819-1827). Chiefly on Indian affairs, correspondents include Sir Evan Nepean, Sir Charles Colville, Francis Warden, Captain Henry Dundas Robertson, Captain James Grant [Duff], William Chaplin, Major John Briggs, AB McDonell and Charles James, General Theophilus Pritzler and Sir Lionel Smith. There is also a mixture of working papers, notes, etc. chiefly on Indian affairs

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