RUSSELL, Henry.

A letter to the Court of directors of the East-India Company,

£250

A letter to the Court of directors of the East-India Company,
on the subject of the papers relative to the affairs of Hyderabad, during the government of the Marquess of Hastings, printed in conformity to a resolution of the proprietors of East-India stock.
printed for J. Allaway, London 1824.

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Scarce. Copies at BL + Cambridge + NLS + Glasgow, but not in Goldsmiths or Kress.
Sir Henry Russell (1783-1852) had been appointed resident at Hyderabad in 1810, Lord Wellesley saying of him that he was the most promising young man he knew. Russell’s father, the first baronet, had been for some years Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Bengal.

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First edition. folio, [ii], 34 + xii pp., original printed blue wrappers, uncut. A fine copy from the contemporary library of Sir Robert Ker Porter (1777-1842), painter and traveller.

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