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Letter from Linklater to the Board of Longitude, 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 616-621

Scope and Contents

Concerning the General Hewitt ship and stores lost in India. Linklater outlines crimes committed by a number of people, including Henry Chalke, postmaster at Diamond Harbour, India, who is described as guilty of murder and of stealing. The letter ends with lines of verse.


  • Creation: 1823


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6 folio(s) (6 ff.) : Paper

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Date information

DateText: date is inferred.


Mr Linklater

Original geographic information

India [subject]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-06-01 14:15:31+00:00

Repository Details

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