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‘Proceedings adopted in consequence of the depredations committed by the Joasmee Pirates in the Persian Gulph,’ Vol. 2 [‎5r] (1/266)

The record is made up of 1 item (133 folios). It was created in 26 Oct 1816-24 Dec 1817. 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 mostly of copies of correspondence and minutes cited in, or enclosed with, letters to and 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. . It is the second in a series of eight items on the subject of the alleged piracy of the Joasmee [ al-Qawāsim One of the ruling families of the United Arab Emirates; also used to refer to a confederation of seafaring Arabs led by the Qāsimī tribe from Ras al Khaima. , also referred to as Joassmee] (the others are: IOR/F/4/648/17850, IOR/F/4/649/17852, IOR/F/4/650/17853 and 17854, IOR/F/4/651/17855, and IOR/F/4/652/17856 and 17857). The main subjects are:

The main correspondents are: Francis Warden, Chief Secretary, 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. ; Henry Meriton, Superintendent of Marine; Charles William Elwood, Agent at Porebunder [Porbandar]; William Bruce, Resident at Bushire; the East India Company’s Broker Often a local commercial agent in the Gulf who regularly performed duties of intelligence gathering and political representation. at Muscat; Captain William Hill, Commander of the Towey ; and Lieutenant Frederick Faithful, Commander of the Vestal .

The title page (f 5) of the item contains the following references: ‘PC 16, Draft 383, 1821/2’; and ‘Examiner’s Office, 1821’.

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‘Proceedings adopted in consequence of the depredations committed by the Joasmee Pirates in the Persian Gulph,’ Vol. 2 [‎5r] (1/266), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/F/4/649/17851, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100108469922.0x00000f> [accessed 23 July 2024]

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