'File 35/10 Attack on Muscat by Shaikh Salih, 1895'

IOR/R/15/1/391

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The record is made up of 1 volume (119 folios). It was created in 14 Feb 1895-22 Jun 1895. 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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Correspondence concerning the attack on Muscat in1895 when Shaikh Abdullah bin Salih took control of the town with the Sultan of Muscat holding Fort Jalali. The correspondence discusses 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. 's desire to protect British subjects and property and his inability to order intervention in the matter owing to the British policy of strict neutrality in internal matters. Correspondents include 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. 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. ; Major Hayes Sadler, 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; Deputy Secretary to the Government of India; Sheikh Abdullah bin Salih[Abdullāh Bin-Ṣāliḥ] ; Sayyid Sa'ud bin Azzan [Saʻūd bin ʻAzzān]. There are translations of letters from the Sultan of Muscat but not the original letters in Arabic.

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1 volume (119 folios)
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The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation: The foliation system in use is the sequence of numbers appearing in a circle in the top right hand corner of each folio. The file also bears another former foliation system consisting of uncircled numbers.

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English in Latin 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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Unrestricted

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IOR/R/15/1/391
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A Series: 35/10

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14 Feb 1895-22 Jun 1895 (CE, Gregorian)

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