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Letter from Azim Jah, Regent of the Nawab of the Carnatic, to Queen Victoria, offering his condolences on learning of the death of William IV


RCIN 1005070

In his letter to the young queen, Azim Jah writes of his hope that ‘Almighty God the Giver and Defender of the Kingdom of the Earth will make your accession happy and prosperous to Your Majesty as well as to Your Majesty’s faithful adherents, whether present or absent; and that he will prolong Your Majesty’s life, with the enjoyment of health and happiness, extending protection to all …’

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