'Vol 174 1851/52 General or Miscellaneous and Packets'

IOR/R/15/1/128

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The record is made up of 1 volume, 54 items (83 folios). It was created in 31 Dec 1850-30 Dec 1851. 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 correspondence to and from the Resident 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. (Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Hennell) during 1851. The first part of the file (ff 2-29) relates to miscellaneous issues of a largely domestic nature arising at 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. . The second part of the file (ff 31-76) contains copies of correspondence exchanged between the Commanding Officers of the Honourable Company's [East India Company] ships in the Gulf and 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. , concerning the disputes occuring at the time between the Wahhabi and Qatari tribes and the Sheikh of Bahrain, and correspondence relating to coastal towns of Guttur [Qatar].

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1 volume, 54 items (83 folios)
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Arrangement

The items in the file are likely to have been arranged in the order that the originals were received, starting with the earliest item at the front of the file, to the latest at end. The file thus follows a chronological, but not strict chronological, sequence.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: There is an incomplete pagination sequence and a complete foliation sequence. The foliation sequence is written in pencil, in the top-right corner of each folio. It begins on the front cover, on number 1, and runs through to 84, ending on the inside of the back cover of the file. Foliation errors: f 27 missing.

Condition: Some of the papers in the file have deteriorated significantly at the edges and show signs of significant insect damage, both of which affect the legibility of some parts of their text.

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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/15/1/128
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No.4 General or Miscellaneous and Packets No.6 Squadron

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31 Dec 1850-30 Dec 1851 (CE, Gregorian)

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