Letter to Report on the Outrage on the Birman frontier

Scope and Content

Letter from David Richardson to E.A. Blundell to send a report on the information in his possession concerning the "outrage committed by the Laos [Shous] on their Birman frontier". He begins his account with information dating from 1837 and gives a report of the politics that he knows about the area. He reports on the different chiefs and their interactions. The letter is dated August 31st 183[9]. It appears to be a draft as it contains corrections and annotations.

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