Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1838

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/105
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000259
  • Dates of Creation
      06 Jan 1838-26 Dec 1838
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 149 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for recommendation and patronage, including a request for assistance in recommending Colonel Hamilton Tovey-Tennent for the Order of the Bath (Mss Eur F88/105/9). Also includes requests for benevolence; Alexander Burnes' mission to Kabul (Mss Eur F88/105/23); the death of Sir Robert Grant and his potential replacement, Sir James Carnac as Governor of Bombay (Mss Eur F88/105/32 and Mss Eur F88/105/41); an application for the establishment of a native hospital and dispensary (Mss Eur F88/105/38); pamphlets on the respirator invented by John Jefferys (Mss Eur F88/105/59); and a letter by Henry Willock which contains his views on the situation in Persia and Central Asia and ways on improving British relations with them (Mss Eur F88/105/50)

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