Vol 134 Secret letters inward

IOR/R/15/1/98

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The record is made up of 1 volume, 3 items (6 folios). It was created in 20 Dec 1842-14 Jun 1843. 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 contains three letters and a company circular received by the British 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. at Bushire, from: a British company in Baghdad advertising its new overland postal service in Arabia (folios 1A-3), Commander Porter reporting on his sea patrol of 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. in January 1843 (folio 4), the British Envoy to Tehran reporting the willingness of the Persian Government to repair the dilapidated public buildings on the Island of Karrak [Kharg] (folio 6).

The volume title ‘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. Book No 134 Secret letters inward 9 Jan 1843-14 Jan 1843’ is typewritten and appears on a modern title page that has been inserted at the front of the volume (folio 1).

Extent and format
1 volume, 3 items (6 folios)
Arrangement

The letters in the volume are arranged chronologically.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: numbered 1, 1A, then 2 to 6, from the front to the back of the volume. Folio 1 is a modern, typewritten title page. The numbering is written in pencil on the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. , in the top right corner.

As a result of a secondary and earlier foliation sequence, the volume is also numbered from 2 to 7 in ink, except for blank folios and folios containing brief details such as name and address, which are unnumbered.

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English in Latin script
Type
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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Unrestricted

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IOR/R/15/1/98

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20 Dec 1842-14 Jun 1843 (CE, Gregorian)

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Vol 134 Secret letters inward, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/98, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x000047> [accessed 22 September 2019]

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