| George the Third by the Grace
of God King of Great Britain France and Ireland, Defender of
the Christian Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lunenburgh, Arch
Treasurer and Prince Elector of the Holy Roman Empire &c
To His Highness the Nawaub Omdat-ul Omrah Mayeen ul Mulk, Assad
ud-Dowlah Hussein Ally Cawn Bahauder Tulfahar Jung Sepah Surdan,
Sovereign of the Carnatic, Payenghaut and Ballanghaut.
| We duly received Your Highness's
Letter dated in the Month of October last. We have learned with
deep affliction the Intelligence of the most melancholy event
announced by it in the loss of Our old and faithful Ally the
Nawaub Wallaujah Bahauder Your Highness's venerable and respected
Father. In condoling with your Highness on this lamentable occurrence,
We trust that your Highness, imitating His noble example and
guided by His salutary precepts will ever continue to preserve
unimpaired Your friendship and alliance with the British Nation
and with the East India Company, and Your Highness may rely
on all occasions upon Our invariable attachment and firm protection.
We have only to add Our assurances of the continuance of Our
earnest wishes for the prosperity and happiness of Your Highness
and Your Family. And so We bid you farewell. Given
at Our Court at Saint James's the Twelfth day of May in the
Year of Our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Ninety six,
and in the Thirty sixth year of Our Reign.
Your affectionate Friend
London 12th. May 1796.
| To His Highness The Nabob Omdat-ul
Omrah Mayeen-ul Moolk Assad-ud Dowlah Hussein Ally Khan Bahauder
Tulfahar Jung Sepoy Serdar Sovereign of the Carnatic Payenghaut
and Bellaghaut Greeting and wishes of most perfect health true
happiness and prosperity.
| Most Illustrious Sir,
| The Letter which Your Highness
has done me the honor to write to me, has been duly delivered
into my hands. The melancholy event which it announces has filled
my mind with grief, and I most sincerely condole with Your Highness
in lamenting the irreparable loss which you have sustained in