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account of an embassy to the Kingdom of Ava in the year 1795

Lt. Col. Michael Symes

account of an embassy to the Kingdom of Ava in the year 1795

by Lt. Col. Michael Symes

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Published by Constable in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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StatementLt. Col. Michael Symes. Vol.2.
The Physical Object
Pagination312p.
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19309502M

Returning to the newly-established British embassy in Rangoon, the diplomat reported his strange experience in the Karen village to his superior, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Symes. Symes in turn, mentioned it in a manuscript entitled An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava in the Year , published 32 years later in Edinburgh, Scotland. Bodawpaya (Burmese: ဘိုးတော်ဘုရား, pronounced [bódɔ̀ pʰəjá]; Thai: ปดุง; 11 March – 5 June ) was the sixth king of the Konbaung Dynasty of Maung Shwe Waing and later Badon Min, he was the fourth son of Alaungpaya, founder of the dynasty and the Third Burmese was proclaimed king after deposing his nephew Phaungkaza Maung Father: Alaungpaya.

  – Michael Symes, An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava in the Year “Architecture of Burma is fundamentally Indian.” – Percy Brown, Indian Architecture. “There can be no doubt that the architects who planned and built the Ananda temple were Indians.   The English ambassador Michael Symes wrote in his famous An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, sent by the Governor-General of India, in the Year “Of the kingdom of Ava so little is known to the European world, that many persons were at a loss on what part of the globe to seek for its position; and even unacquainted.

An account of an embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, sent by the Governor-General of India, in the year By Michael Symes, Esq. Major in his Majesty’s 76th Regiment. Michael Symes Rajadhirat’s Mask of Command: Military Leadership in Burma (c. ) Jon Fernquest. Download File (pdf; kb).


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at the Oriental Press, Wild Court, Lincoln's Inn Fields London AN ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY TO THE KINGDOM OF AVA, SENT BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF INDIA, IN THE YEAR BY v MICHAEL SYMES, Esq.

MAJOR IN HIS MAJESTY’S 76TH REGIMENT. LONDON W. BULMER & CO. l Preface In presenting this work to the public, I obey the dic-tates of a duty incumbent on every person, the inci.

Symes, Michael; An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, sent by the Governor-General of India, in the Year First Edition, London, W. Bulmer & Co., English: An account of an embassy to the kingdom of Ava was compiled by the British Lt.-Col.

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Symes in turn, mentioned it in a manuscript entitled An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava in the Yearpublished 32 years later in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Thus the Karen nation was poised like anmember welcoming party, ready for the first unsuspecting missionary who approached them with a Bible and a message from YAHUWAH.Symes wrote An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava sent by the Governal-General of India inLondon, Family. When on leave in England Symes married, on 18 FebruaryJemima, daughter of Paul Pilcher of Rochester.

His widow married Sir Joseph de Courcy Laffan, 1st Baronet, and died on 18 Augustaged   An Account Of An Embassy To The Kingdom Of Ava, In The Year To Which Is Now Added, A Narrative Of The Late Military And Political Operations In The Birmese Empire.