The official diary of the Gould mission to Lhasa sent by the British government. Read more about the mission diary.
Trimon Shappe came to say goodbye before setting off for Gyantse, where he has lately come into possession of new estates. It is noticable that even elderly officials have no fear travelling in midwinter.
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 X p.2