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  • The Russian elchee offered to contribute 300 tomans (150l.), but his donation was refused by the colonels of the regiments, who raised the money among themselves.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • When the latter has seen the slaves, they retire to another house, leaving the transaction to be completed by no less a person than an elchee, or ambassador, or by a dellāl, or broker.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • See a very amusing story in the picturesque 'Persian Sketches' of that famous elchee, Sir John Malcolm.] [Footnote 27: page 75.

    Alroy The Prince Of The Captivity

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