lot # 5805 - Nepal
Nepal: 1829 (21 Feb.) Official letter from William Amherst, Governor-General of India at Calcutta to
1829 (21 Feb.) Official letter from William Amherst, Governor-General of India at Calcutta to the KING OF NEPAL with Lord Amherst's seal, endorsed at left "(on this day) was delivered by the hand of Broogheh Ismail", and on reverse with address to the King of Nepal with note "Written on 21st of February of the Christian year of 1829" in Persian, the language of diplomacy-used by the East Indian Company. The wrapper was carried by currier from Calcutta to the British Residency P.O. in Kathmandu while B.H. Hodgson was postmaster. A rare letter represents an important early communication between India and Nepal - An Exhibit Item!
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