‘Persian Gulf Captain Lowe’s proceedings during his late tour of the Persian and Arabian Coasts. Vol: 2’

IOR/F/4/2260/114569

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The record is made up of 1 item (8 folios). It was created in 27 Dec 1847-4 Mar 1848. It was written in English. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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This item consists of copies of correspondence, consultations, and minutes cited in, or enclosed with, political letters from the Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. . The correspondents are Major Samuel Hennell, British 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. and Captain William Lowe, Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. . It is the second in a series of eleven items.

The item concerns Lowe’s tour of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. in the East India Company sloop of war Elphinstone and his interactions with the rulers, shaikhs, and British Agents of the following places, and information gained there:

  • Bushire [Bushehr]
  • Congoon [Bandar-e Kangan]
  • Asseeloo [Bandar-e Asaluyeh]
  • Charrack [Bandar-e Charak]
  • Abothubee [Abu Dhabi]
  • Sharga [Sharjah]
  • Amilgavine [Umm al-Qaywayn]
  • Rasel Khyma [Ra’s al-Khaymah]
  • Bassadore [Basidu]
  • Lingah [Bandar-e Lengeh]
  • Mogoo [Moghuyeh].

The death of Esa bin Tareef [Shaikh ‘Īsá bin Ḥamad bin Ṭarīf Āl Bin ‘Alī al-‘Utbī] is mentioned.

The item contains a contents page and the title page of the item contains the following references: ‘Draft no 689/48’, ‘Col[lection]: 17’, ‘Collection No 2 of No 45’.

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1 item (8 folios)
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The documents are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front of the item to the rear.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with f 240, and terminates at f 247 as it is part of a larger physical volume; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the bottom right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

Pagination: the item also contains an original pagination sequence.

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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 Documents collected in a private capacity.
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IOR/F/4/2260/114569

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27 Dec 1847-4 Mar 1848 (CE, Gregorian)

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