The official diary of the Gould mission to Lhasa sent by the British government. Read more about the mission diary.
Mr. Gould returned the call of Trimon Shape.
We gave a lunch party for 18 guests who were mainly fourth rank officials. Some of the more important officials could not come as they were too busy in arranging for the Regent's departure. The party, though not quite so convivial as that which we gave to the higher officials, was very successful and broke up at about 5 P. M.
The Public Address outfit is a great help in supplementing the Tibetan orchestra.
Author: Hugh Richardson [see handwritten annotations in Diary by Hugh Richardson in MS. Or. Richardson 2, Bodleian Libary, Department of Oriental Collections, University of Oxford]
Page Reference: Pt VII p.2