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Guard-book of papers relating to India

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 794

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Guard-book of papers relating to India, 18th-20th century, including:
  1. (fols. 1-53) letters to Sir Charles Forbes in Bombay, 1803-10
  2. (fols. 75-8) two unsigned letters of Robert, Baron Clive, n.d.
  3. (fols. 87-171) papers and correspondence of Vincent A. Smith, 1897-1919.

Dates

  • 18th-20th century

Extent

317 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 794, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 794

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17439

Overview

Guard-book of papers relating to India

Biographical / Historical

Sir Charles Forbes (1774-1849), 1st Baronet, was a British politician. Robert Clive (1725-1774), 1st Baron Clive, was a British governor of Bengal. Vincent Arthur Smith (1848-1920), was an British Indian civil servant and historian.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Indian Institute, 1975.
Title
Guard-book of papers relating to India
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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