Document ReferenceBu 25/96
TitleLetter from 6th Earl of Mayo [R. Bourke], Simla, India, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 20 Sep 1870.
Date20 September 1870
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a paper [not present], which he expected him to receive officially from the Foreign Office; reports the expected arrival of the Afghan envoy from Kabul; comments on the sudden departure of Y...kub Khan from Kabul and states this may cause trouble, but that Shir Ali was in pursuit; asks for news from France as he was dependent upon official despatches.
TermCentral Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6900Y...kub Khan (-1923); Ameer of Afghanistan; ( son of Shir Ali rebelled against his father in 1870 deported to India 1879)-1923
NA6899Shir Ali (1809-1879 ); Ameer of Afghanistan; (reigns from 1863)1809-1879
NA6897Bourke; Richard S. (1822-1872); 6th Earl of Mayo; statesman1822-1872
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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