‘File 41/1 Licences for Arms carried by Nakhudas’

IOR/R/15/2/896

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The record is made up of 1 file (53 folios). It was created in 29 Dec 1936-26 Mar 1949. 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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The file comprises correspondence relating to licences for arms carried by the nakhudas of boats on the Arab coast of the Gulf. Correspondents in the file include 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. at Bahrain, and the Rulers of Abu Dhabi, Kalba, Qatar, Ra’s al-Khaymah and Umm al-Qaywayn.

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Extent and format
1 file (53 folios)
Arrangement

The file’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, from the earliest item at the front to the latest at the end. The file notes at the end of the file (ff 51-54) mirror the chronological arrangement.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 56; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is also present in parallel between ff 2-35; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
Type
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/15/2/896
Former external reference(s)
Confidential Files: 41/1

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29 Dec 1936-26 Mar 1949 (CE, Gregorian)

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‘File 41/1 Licences for Arms carried by Nakhudas’, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/896, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000241.0x000167> [accessed 24 May 2019]

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