Conolly, Arthur, 1807-1842?

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1822 received cavalry cadetship, travelled to Bengal; 1824 cornet in the 6th Bengal native light cavalry; 1825 lieutenant; c 1929 returned to England (sick leave); 1829-1831 travelled from London to India via Central Asia; 1834 assistant to the government agent in Rajputana; 1838 captain, returned to England on furlough; 1840 staff of the British envoy in Kabul; 1840-1841 mission to Khiva and Kokand; 1841 imprisoned in Bukhara.

Epithet: army officer in India and traveller

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000266

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creatorOf Two typescript copies (the second incomplete) of diary and other papers relating to the captivity and execution at Bokhara of Capt Arthur Conolly (1807-42), Bengal Army 1823-42, envoy to Khiva 1840-42. The diary was printed by Sir J W Kaye, `Lives of..., 1841-1862 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS papers and letters. Paper (f. 1 vellum) ; ff. 99. Folio., 9th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn DIARY (1840-1842), and extracts of the last letters, of Captain Arthur Conolly, murdered at Bokhara in 1842. Typewritten copies. The originals of the letters are in Add. MS. 37232 u, but the original diary was written on the leaves of an English Pray... British Library
creatorOf CONOLLY LETTERS: letters and reports from Capt. Arthur Conolly to Sir John Cam Hobhouse, afterwards 1st Baron Broughton, President of the Board of Control, and to William Cabell, Assistant Secretary to the Board of Control, describing his negotiation..., 1839 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS original letters, etc. British Library
referencedIn Papers of John Cam Hobhouse, Baron Broughton, as President of the Board of Control 1835-41 and 1846-52, 1827-1852 British Library
creatorOf Arthur Conolly papers., 1841-1842 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LIII ( ff. 350 ). 19 Mar. 1833-11 Feb. 1837.Richard Bentley, publisher (I): Agreements with authors and others: 1829-1871.: Mostly signed.includes:ff. 1 (signed), 305 Mrs Anne Catherine Monkland, novelist: Agreements and accompt with R. Bentl... British Library
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Burma, Asia
Multan, Punjab
North-Western Provinces, India
Tigris River, Asia
Syria, Asia
Bewcastle, Cumberland
Westbury, Wiltshire
Bahawalpur State, India
Malacca, Malaysia
Aleppo, Syria
Iraq, Asia
Broughton, Warwickshire
London, England
Jagannatha Temple, India
Oudh, India
Dallinghoe, Suffolk
Euphrates River, Asia
Khairpur State, India
Madras, India
Iran, Asia
China, Asia
Egypt, Africa
Dijon, France
Sproughton, Suffolk
Central Asia, Asia
Bombay, India
Baroda State, India
Punjab, India
Cadiz, Spain
Yealmpton, Devon
Todi, Umbria
Bengal, India
Penang, Malaysia
Turkey, Asia minor
Russia, Europe, Asia
Satara, Bombay
Bredon, Warwickshire
Isle of Grain, Kent
Macao, China
Herat, Afghanistan
Indus River, India
Mitton, Worcestershire
Athens, Greece
Middle East, Asia
India, Asia
Hyderabad State, India
Sind, India
Singapore, Asia
Nayland, Suffolk
Hacheston, Suffolk
Afghanistan, Asia


Birth 1807-07-02

Death 1842-06-17





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