'12 File 323 I - Interference of Persian Agents in Bahrain Affairs'

IOR/R/15/1/184

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The record is made up of 1 volume (56 folios). It was created in 11 Nov 1869-18 Mar 1887. It was written in English, Farsi and Arabic. 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 correspondence related to the Persian Government's claim of sovereignty over Bahrain and the actions of some its agents in connection to operations taken by the British Government against the chiefs of Bahrain that it had accused of acts of piracy.

The correspondence includes original copies of letters from Persian Government officials (in both Persian and Arabic) to Mahomed bin Abdullah [Muḥammad bin ‘Abdullāh Āl Khalīfah] the Chief of Bahrain. English translations of these letters are also included.

Extent and format
1 volume (56 folios)
Arrangement

The file is arranged chronologically. An index of the correspondence contained in the file is included on folios 3-5.

Physical characteristics

Condition: Previously bound, the file's pages have been de-bound and are now loose in the file's original cover.

Foliation: The file's foliation sequence commences at the front cover and terminates at the back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, 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.

The file contains the following foliation errors: 1, and 1A and the following foliation omissions: 6-7, and 10-11.

Written in
English, Farsi and Arabic in Latin and Arabic 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

Archive reference
IOR/R/15/1/184
Former external reference(s)
Old Records (12) 323

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11 Nov 1869-18 Mar 1887 (CE, Gregorian)

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'12 File 323 I - Interference of Persian Agents in Bahrain Affairs', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/184, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x00009d> [accessed 22 February 2020]

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