The official diary of the Gould mission to Lhasa sent by the British government. Read more about the mission diary.
Mr. Gould received a call from Trimon Shape who had not been able to come before on account of illness; he is an Elder Statesman of Tibet and is no longer a member of the Cabinet but is more or less in retirement. He seemed shaky and tired and would not talk politics.
Author: Hugh Richardson [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 VI p.3