'Administration Reports for 1947'

IOR/R/15/1/721

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The record is made up of 1 file (62 folios). It was created in 1948. 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The file contains unpublished typescript Administration Reports of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran.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. Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. for the year 1947, starting with the Report of the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. , Bahrain, followed by Reports for the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain (including The Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. and Qatar); the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Kuwait; and the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Muscat. The Reports cover political developments; oil and oil companies; aviation matters; trade and economic matters; lists of officials; details of local government; Ruling Families; customs; shipping; transport; communications; the administration of justice; medical matters; Royal Navy (RN), Royal Indian Navy (RIN), and Royal Air Force (RAF); notable visitors to the Gulf; meteorological information; slavery and piracy; pearling; date gardens in Kuwait; French and American interests in Muscat; missionary work in Muscat; a report on Gwadur [Gwadar] written by 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; and a separate report on Guadur [Gwadar] written by the Administrator there.

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1 file (62 folios)
Arrangement

The Report of the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. , Bahrain appears at the front of the file, followed by the Reports of the various Political Agencies.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 1 on the front cover and terminates at 62, the last folio but one before the back cover. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear 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.

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English in Latin script
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Archival file

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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/15/1/721

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Date(s)
1948 (CE, Gregorian)

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The reports are printed in full in 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. Administration Reports, 1873-1957 , 11 vols (Cambridge Archive Editions, 1986).

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Reports

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