Vol 31: Letters Outward

IOR/R/15/1/30

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The record is made up of 1 volume, 118 items (101 folios). It was created in 24 Dec 1822-26 Dec 1823. 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.

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The volume consists of letters sent outwards from the office of the Resident 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. . The subject matter focuses on British relations with various powers in and around 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. during 1823; more specifically, on enforcing the provisions of the General Maritime Treaty 1820, and talk of an intended Persian invasion of Bahrain. It also outlines the outcome of a tour of the Arabian coast by John Macleod in January 1823.

Other matters covered include the state of the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. house at Bushire, and an investigation into William Bruce's involvement in the case of Muḥammad Nabī Khān, along with some limited reporting on the possibility of Shaikh ‘Abd al-Rasūl Khān being removed from the position of Governor of Bushire by Prince Ḥusayn ‘Alī Mirzā.

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1 volume, 118 items (101 folios)
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Foliation: The foliation sequence commences on the first page of text and continues through to the 3rd folio from the back of the volume; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

Pagination: A pagination sequence also runs through the volume between ff 2-191; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the top outermost corners of each page.

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English in Latin script
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Letter book

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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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IOR/R/15/1/30

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24 Dec 1822-26 Dec 1823 (CE, Gregorian)
Context of creation

During the period covered by the correspondence, the appointed Resident 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. was initially John Macleod. However, he died in September 1823, and was replaced by Lieutenant-Colonel Ephraim Gerrish Stannus in November the same year.

Collin Mactavish took charge of the Bushire Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. upon the death of Macleod. He was relieved the following month by Captain Hardy, who took charge of the political duties of the Resident 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. until Stannus took charge of the station on 25 November 1823.

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Vol 31: Letters Outward, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/30, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x000003> [accessed 24 September 2019]

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