'Vol 201 1855/56 Persia: correspondence with Tehran; Squadron; General'

IOR/R/15/1/148

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The record is made up of 1 volume (80 folios). It was created in 20 Jan 1855-24 Jan 1856. 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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This file contains copies of official correspondence divided up into three sections as follows:

1) 1855/56 Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. , 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. , Persia (folios 1b-50):

This section contains copies of correspondence regarding affairs in Persia between Arnold Burrowes Kemball, 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 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. (and occasionally James Felix Jones, as officiating 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. ) and the following correspondents:

2) 1855/56 Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. 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. , Squadron (folios 51-80):

This section contains copies of letters between Arnold Burrowes Kemball, 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 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. and a number of ship captains in the region including Alexander Foulerton, Commanding Officer of the Sloop Clive and Richard Ethersey, Commanding Officer 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. Naval Squadron.

3) 1855/56 Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. 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. , English Records, General (folios 77-80):

This section contains two letters, one from Arnold Burrowes Kemball, 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 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. to the Senior Magistrate of Police in Bombay and the other to Kemball from Felix Jones, Officiating Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in Turkish Arabia.

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1 volume (80 folios)
Arrangement

The file is divided into three rough thematic sections as detailed in the scope and content.

Physical characteristics

Condition: Loose folios in a file. The folios show evidence of having previously been bound.

Foliation: the file's foliation is written in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the front cover, on number 1A, and ends on the last folio of writing, on number 80.

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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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IOR/R/15/1/148

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20 Jan 1855-24 Jan 1856 (CE, Gregorian)

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