Miscellaneous letters and papers concerning the 1st Earl of Minto, including a dispatch of John Malcolm. Edit


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Level of Description


  • 1807-1811, undated. (Creation)


  • 128 Leaves (Whole)



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    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    128 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Copy of a letter from an unknown correspondent, dated King of Persia's camp, 18 June 1807 (folio 1); (ii) Copy of a dispatch of John Malcolm to the 1st Earl of Minto, 6 October 1810, (folio 3); (iii) Copy of 'Secret Memorandum for Capt" Grant', by Sir George Hewett 14 June 1811 (folio 33); (iv) Copy of a minute by the 1st Earl, ?1807, concerning the allowances of the Commander-in-chief in India (folio 38); (v) Memorandum, 1809, concerning the office of Superintendent of Public Buildings in the Upper Provinces (folio 42); (vi) Copy of a letter of Major James Rennel, East India Company Geographer, to Captain John Warren, 33rd Foot, Master of the Surveying School, Madras, 1809 (folio 46); (vii) Memorandum by Mounstuart Elphinstone, 7 January 1811, concerning diplomatic relations with Afghanistan (folio 50); (viii) Copy of 'Account of a course of Instruction in Military Surveying, Sketching, drawing, etc.,...by Robt. Dawson of H.M. Corps of Royal Military Surveyors and Draftsmen', 1812 (folio 56); (ix) Draft of a minute by the 1st Earl on precedence, undated (folio 79); (x) 'Memorandum relative to the dates of the several Phirmands and sunnuds obtained by the E.I. Company', undated (folio 110).