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127th April 19251My dear Mr Wilkinson
In this copy of a letter Prime Minister Candra Śamśera reports to Mr. Hugh J. Wilkinson-Guillemard, the first British Envoy in Nepal, on the success of the liberation of slaves due to the Slave Emancipation Trust Fund established by him. He reports that about a thousand slaves have been liberated by paying their owners and that more than 325 slaves have been freed by their owners without receiving any compensation.
This document is part of a the correspondence between Candra Śamṣera and Hugh J. Wilkinson-Guillemard, the first British envoy in Nepal (1924-31), regarding the establishment of the Slave Emancipation Trust Fund. See also HDNB_0001_0001 to HDNB_0001_0022.