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Pw H 287/1-3 : Letter from Lord W.H. Cavendish Bentinck, Camp Bahadaghur [Bahadurpur], India, to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck] 4th Duke of Portland, Cavendish Square, London; 4 Dec. 1831 (Pw H 287/1-3)

in the centre. In like
manner three years
ago, two of the Companys
large China ships were
lying at anchor near
to each other in Bombay
Harbour, one had
a great many deaths
by cholera - the other
was not visited at
all. The opinion here
is general that it is
not contagious. No
medical officer nor
any of the native
attendants have the
least apprehension of