The official diary of the Gould mission to Lhasa sent by the British government. Read more about the mission diary.
It was hoped to have a business interview with the Kashag today or tomorrow to discuss military affairs as time is getting short for Neame. But we were informed that according to the Tibetan calendar both days are inauspicious for the conduct of any serious business, so the meeting has been fixed for Sunday.
Author: Philip Neame [see handwritten annotations in Diary by Hugh Richardson in MS. Or. Richardson 2, Bodleian Libary, Department of Oriental Collections, University of Oxford]
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