'File 35/86 I A 32 Muscat Commercial Treaty, 1891: revision of 1905'

IOR/R/15/1/408

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The record is made up of 1 volume (236 folios). It was created in 6 Jul 1905-1 Feb 1922. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Correspondence concerning the Muscat Commercial Treaty of 1891 and its revision in 1905. Includes drafts of the treaty articles with comments in the margins on possible amendments as well as the final signed agreement. A letter discusses the wish of the Sultan to be addressed as His Majesty. Correspondents include Ronald Evelyn Wingate, Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat; Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ; Taimur bin Faisal [Taymūr ibn Fayṣal], Sultan of Muscat; Deputy Secretary to the Government of India.

Extent and format
1 volume (236 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the rear of the file.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: The foliation system in use is the sequence of numbers appearing in a circle in the top right hand corner of each folio. The file also bears a former foliation system comprising of uncircled numbers.

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
Type
Archival file

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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Archive reference
IOR/R/15/1/408
Former external reference(s)
A Series: 35/86 I Confidential Series: A 32

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6 Jul 1905-1 Feb 1922 (CE, Gregorian)

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