'Persian Gulf Gazetteer, Historical and Political Materials, Maskat [Muscat] territory, 1872-1903'

IOR/R/15/1/723

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The record is made up of 1 file (66 folios). It was created in 1903. 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 consists of 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. Gazetteer, Historical and Political Materials, Maskat Territory, 1872-1903 (Simla: G C Press, 1903).

The Gazetteer summarises events in Oman, Gwadur [Gwadar], Dhofar, and Zanzibar on a year-by-year basis, and has separate sections on Maskat [Muscat], again on a year-by-year basis, covering: British policy; Zanzibar subsidy and British loans; protection of British subjects; British extra-territorial jurisdiction; British Government establishments and property; trade and customs; and sanitary matters. The text contains references to original letters, telegrams, and other documents (not included), which are indicated by numbers in brackets.

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1 file (66 folios)
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There is a list of contents on the front page of the item.

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Pagination: the item has original pagination, which commences at 1A on the front cover, and continues through to 135 on the back cover. These numbers are printed, with additions in pencil, and can be found in the top centre of each page. Pagination anomalies: 1A, 1B.

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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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IOR/R/15/1/723

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1903 (CE, Gregorian)

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