'File 18/54 I (A 89) Muscat Order in Council: new regulations'

IOR/R/15/1/297

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The record is made up of 1 volume (198 folios). It was created in 13 Jul 1911-22 Jul 1935. 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 papers are mainly in the form of correspondence between the 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. , Muscat, the 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. , Bushire, and British officials in India and at the Foreign Office, London, and relate to proposals for new regulations under The Muscat Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). , 1867 and The Muscat Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). , 1915 . Includes papers relating to the payment of hundis [bills of exchange, or promissory notes], September-November 1911; arrangements for the custody of persons sentenced by the Consular Court to lengthy terms of imprisonment, October-November 1911; the translation of King's Regulations in force in Muscat, January - February 1913; refund of court fees, November 1913 - August 1914; control of the press during war, August 1914; traffic in arms, October 1916 - January 1920; local laws and customs, April - May 1920; Indian pilgrim ships, May - August 1925; King's Regulation under Article 78 (C) of The Muscat Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). , 1915, Number 1 of 1927 ('The Indian Succession Regulation, 1927'), January - April 1927; and municipal (sanitation) regulations for the towns of Muscat and Muttrah, culminating in the King's Regulation under Article 78 (C) of The Muscat Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). , 1915, Number 1 of 1935 ('The Muscat Municipal Regulations, 1935'), December 1933 - July 1935.

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1 volume (198 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the back of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation system in use runs from the front cover to the back cover. The sequence appears written in pencil, enclosed in a circle, in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. Folio 42 needs to be folded out to be read. The following foliation anomalies occur: folio 1 is followed by folios 1A, 1B and 1C; folio 18 is followed by 18A; folio 70 is followed by 70A; folio 87 is followed by 87A; folio 100 is followed by folio 110, with the intervening folio numbers omitted. A second foliation sequence appears, also written in pencil, but not enclosed in a circle, in the same area of many of the folios. This sequence is not wholly consistent.

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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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Archive reference
IOR/R/15/1/297
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A Series: 18/54 I Confidential Series: A 89

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13 Jul 1911-22 Jul 1935 (CE, Gregorian)

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