The official diary of the Gould mission to Lhasa sent by the British government. Read more about the mission diary.
Lunch with Trimon Shape.
He was far more lively and communicative than previously, and he entertained us very well. Tsarong Shape was also there; our hosts frequently invite him on account of his intimacy with British officers, and for his unfailing in making a party 'go'.
Author: Frederick Spencer Chapman [see handwritten annotations in Diary by Hugh Richardson in MS. Or. Richardson 2, Bodleian Libary, Department of Oriental Collections, University of Oxford]
Page Reference: Pt VIII p.1