Rich, Claudius James, 1787-1821

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1808-1821 East India Company’s Resident at Baghdad.

Epithet: orientalist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000337

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creatorOf Rich Collection: papers of Claudius James Rich (1787-1820), traveller and East India Company's Resident at Baghdad 1808-21, chiefly relating to his residence and travels in Mesopotamia and Kurdistan and including journals, field sketches, maps, astr..., 1811-1822 British Library
referencedIn Charles Grant papers., 1811 British Library
creatorOf Vol. V (ff. 193). 6 May 1819-bef. 1830, n.d.includes:f. 1 Mark Wilks, Dissenting minister: Protestant Society for the Protection of Religious Liberty: Letter to Sir J. Mackintosh: 1819.f. 3 William Wyndham Grenville, Baron Grenville; Prime Minis... British Library
referencedIn MACKINTOSH PAPERS (3RD SERIES). Vol. XXII A (ff. 143). Miscellaneous papers of Sir James Mackintosh; 1698-1830. Partly French, Greek and Latin. Partly copies, fragments and printed.1. ff. 1-17v. Notes for lectures on ‘The Laws of Nature and Nations’ ..., 1698-1831 British Library
referencedIn Erskine Collection: papers collected by William Erskine (1773-1852), legal office holder, Bombay from 1804, Master in Equity, Recorder's Court 1820-23; Secretary and later Vice-President of the Bombay Literary Society 1805-23; oriental scholar; chief..., 1804-1841 British Library
creatorOf CLAUDIUS JAMES RICH PAPERS. Correspondence and journals of Claudius James Rich, including some correspondence of his wife Mary and other members of their family; 1808-1825, n.d., with some supplementary modern material. Rich (1787-1821) was an orie..., 1808-1825 British Library
creatorOf Supplement Catalogue of Oriental antiquities by Claudius James Rich (1787-1820), 1815-1817 British Library
referencedIn Typescript extract from the diary of Lt (later Maj-Gen Sir) Thomas Townsend Pears (1809-92), Madras Engineers 1826-61, recounting his overland journey to India through Persia., 1837-1838 British Library
referencedIn Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope papers., 1813 British Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
Place Name Admin Code Country
Russia, Europe, Asia
Baghdad, Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq
Africa, Africa
Cape Comorin, India
Tigris River, Asia
Bali, Indonesia
India, Asia
Middle East, Asia
Tabriz, Iran
Elephanta Island, India
Bombay, India
Netherlands, Europe
India, Asia
Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Turkey, Asia minor
Malabar Coast, Madras
Kurdistan, Iraq
Afghanistan, Asia
New Zealand, Australia
Iraq, Asia
Mosul, Iraq
Lisbon, Portugal
Kurdistan, Iraq
Sri Lanka, Asia
Armenia, Eurasia
Iran, Asia
Iran, Asia
Vilna, Lithuania
Niniveh (Extinct City), Asia
Sind, India
Middle East, Asia
Central Asia, Asia
Deccan, India
Ctesiphon, Iraq
Ja'alan, Oman
Isle of Man, England


Birth 1787-03-28

Death 1821-10-05





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SNAC ID: 52008346