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Commander of the Thai Armies on the Burmese Frontier to the British General at Tavoy, 1825-02-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 65/5/1

Scope and Contents

Kradat phlao, 349 x 524 mm.

A letter from Chaophraya Mahayotha to Brigadier General Sir Archibald Campbell requesting permission for a party of Mons in Thai government service to visit their families in British occupied Lower Burma. An undated note on the reverse records that Burney obtained it from Campbell, probably before travelling to Bangkok in 1825.


  • 1825-02-24

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Language of Materials



Published in translation, in ‘The Burney Papers’, vol. 2, pt. 2, p. 144.

Physical Description


Finding aid date

2016-02-12 12:39:31+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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