Report by A Campbell on the copper ore mines of Darjeeling

Made:
1855-11-12
maker:
Campbell, A.

The report is titled 'Official papers. The Copper Ore Mines. No. 640 of 1855'. Campbell was the Superintendent of Darjeeling. His report describes traditional copper-mining methods, with extracts from his diary on his inspection of the mines. Campbell discusses the future economic prospects for the region and arrangements for re-leasing of the mines. He refers to the forwarding of samples of copper to Mr Piddington, the curator of the Museum of Economic Geography and to a merchant in Calcutta for valuation.

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Identifier:
MS/1328
Access:
Open Access