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Douglas, Sir John, 1836-1885 (Knight, colonial administrator)



  • Existence: 1836 - 1885

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Letter from Andrew Pereira, 23 Aug. 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/P8
Scope and Contents An envelope addressed to Sir Harry Parkes containing a document comprised of a letter from Andrew William Pereira, Colombo, to Parkes, 23 August 1883, followed by copies of a letter from John Kyle, Resident Engineer, Colombo Harbour Works, to the Colonial Secretary (John Douglas), 27 November 1882; a letter from James Alexander Swettenham, for the Colonial Secretary, Colombo, to Kyle, 30 November 1882; a letter from Swettenham, Colombo, to Pereira, 9 July 1883; and a memorandum from Kyle,...
Dates: 23 Aug. 1883
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