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Private letters: India, 1820-1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/9

Scope and Contents

Letters from places in India (excluding Bombay, Calcutta and Madras), with some from Ceylon, Persia and Burma. The correspondents include Robert Abercrombie; John Elliot Bingham (Royal Navy Commander, H.M.S. 'Acorn'); Christian Albrecht Bluhme; Ashley Eden; Robert Nesham Farquharson (opium agent, Behar); Viceroy at Goa; Henry Charles Hamilton (opium agent, Ghazeepore); Robert North Collie Hamilton; Hamilton, Brown and Co.; Hamilton, Higginson and Co.; P. Hansen (of the Danish Government at Tranquebar); [ ] Hermanson (of the Danish Government at Tranquebar); Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, 1st Baronet; Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy (Cursetjee Jamsetjee), 2nd Baronet; [ ] Jardine; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Joseph Jardine; Peter Johnson (Captain of the 'Hooghly'); J. Koefoed (Danish Government at Tranquebar); Thomas Bruce Lane; J. Lorentz (of the Danish Government at Tranquebar); Edward Harbord Lushington (Board of Revenue, Calcutta); Louisa Maclean (Louisa Macpherson; sister of A.W. Macpherson); William Campbell Maclean (Surgeon-General, Madras Army; husband of Louisa); Alexander Wentworth Macpherson; Duncan Macpherson (surgeon in Madras Army); Duncan Macpherson (also McPherson; General, India Army); Ronald Macpherson; [ ] Matheson; Alexander Matheson; Donald Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); Muggunbhoy Karrumchund (Muggunbhoy Currumchund); Lieutenant John Ouchterlony; Colonel James Ramsay (of the 49th Regiment in China); J. Rehling (of the Danish Government at Tranquebar); Diogo de Sousa, Count of Rio Pardo (Viceroy at Goa); Rustomjee Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy; Ulrich Anton Schönheyder; Charles Binny Skinner; James Alexander Stewart-Mackenzie (also James Alexander Stewart Mackenzie); Maria (Mary) Elizabeth Frederica Stewart-Mackenzie; Christian Tiemroth; Danish Government at Tranquebar; Edward Taylor Trevor (of the Board of Revenue, L.P., Calcutta); Thomas Coutts Trotter (of the Bengal Civil Service; opium agent, Behar); James Whittall; Thomas Blenkinsop White (Captain of the 'Lanrick' and 'Fiery Cross'); and John Joseph Wood (Captain, 18th (R. Irish) Foot).


  • 1820-1867

Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 494.


69 item(s) (69 letters)

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