Letters and papers, chiefly copies, received by the 1st Earl of Minto during his absence from India on the Java Expedition. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.11623
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1811. (Creation)

Extents

  • 198 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    i + 197 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Copies of correspondence relating to the British occupation of Amboina (folio 1); (ii) Copies of correspondence concerning the loss of the brig ‘Emily’ at Bali in 1807 (folio 72); (iii) Copies of dispatches and enclosures from Major-General Henry Warde, commander of the troops on Mauritius and Bourbon, and Robert Townsend Farquhar, Governor of Mauritius (folio 86); (iv) Copies of papers concerning the cargoes of the East India ships ‘Ceylon’ and ‘Wyndham’, bound for London from Port Louis, Mauritius (folio 111); (v) Papers, mostly copies, concerning supplies for the troops on Java (folio 135); (vi) Letter of Neil Benjamin Edmondstone to Thomas Stamford Raffles with an enclosed copy of the ‘Calcutta Gazette Extraordinary’, 12 August 1811 (folio 152); (vii) Copies of dispatches between the Bengal Government and the Secret Committee of the Court of Directors, with a copy of a dispatch from the Bengal Government to John Fullarton Elphinstone, President of the Select Committee of Supercargoes, Canton (folio 155).

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