'14/115 I Abu Musa and Tamb. 1903-1904.'

IOR/R/15/1/253

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The record is made up of 1 volume (141 folios). It was created in 24 Dec 1902-5 Aug 1905. It was written in English 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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Correspondence concerning Persian claims to sovereignty over the islands of Sirri, Abu Musa and Tunb [Greater and Lower Tumb] and the competing claim of the Shaikh of Sharjah. Correspondence discusses the erecting of flagstaffs by the Persians and also the Belgians. Correspondents include the Secretary to the Government of India, Foreign Department; 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. ; Senior Naval Officer, 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. ; Shaikh Suggar, Sharjah; Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifah, Chief of Abu Dhabi; Sheikh Maktoom, Chief of Dubai.

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1 volume (141 folios)
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An index at the front of the file gives subjects covered by the file.

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Foliation: Starts on first page of writing, which is the index on the inside cover and concludes on the back cover. Consists of circled pencil numbers, located in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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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/15/1/253
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Confidential Series: B 4 A Series: 14/155 I

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24 Dec 1902-5 Aug 1905 (CE, Gregorian)

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