CollectionAsian State Letters
Former ReferenceRCIN 1197006
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter [?from the Emperor of Vietnam] to the King of Ava [Burma].
Daten.d. [? 1824]
Writer[?Vietnam, Emperor of]
AddresseeAva [Burma], King of
DescriptionAccompanied by a handwritten note: 'Letter from the Emperor of China to the King of Ava - taken by Lieut. Col. Miles'.

[This may be Lieutenant Colonel William Miles (1780 - 1860), who commanded the 89th Regiment which took Tavoy (now Dawei) and Mergui in Burma (now Myanmar) in Autumn 1824 during the First Anglo-Burmese War: see RCIN 62189.]
Extent3 documents
Physical DescriptionManuscript paper with paper envelope, with printed stamps
Related MaterialFOR RCIN 62189 see
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