File 619/1907 Pt 10 'Arms traffic:- Persian Gulf. Prize Money for captures in Persian Gulf.'

IOR/L/PS/10/116

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The record is made up of 1 volume (210 folios). It was created in 20 Apr 1908-24 Sep 1915. 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 correspondence discusses the award of prize money to the officers and crews of British Naval vessels that had seized dhows containing arms and ammunition 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. .

The correspondence discusses the values to be assigned to different types of arms and ammunition, and the decision by the Government of India to make a grant to the Admiralty from the Indian Revenues to cover the prize money owed for seizures from November 1910 to November 1912.

The principal correspondents include the Senior Naval Officer 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. (H W [Herbert William?] James, Allen Thomas Hunt, and James Charles Tancred); the Commander-in-Chief of the East Indies Station (George John Scott Warrender, Edmond John Warre Slade, Alexander Edward Bethell, and Richard Henry Peirse); 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. (Percy Zachariah Cox); the Secretary of State for India (John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn, and Robert Crew-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe); the Secretary to the Foreign Department of the Government of India (Spencer Harcourt Butler, Arthur Henry McMahon); the Secretary to the Marine Department of the Government of India (Ernest William Stuart King Maconchy, and William Riddell Bird); 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. and Consul at Muscat (Robert Erskine Holland, Stuart George Knox); the Viceroy of India (Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst); and representatives of the Admiralty, the Foreign Office and the 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. .

Each part includes a divider which gives the subject and part numbers, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references contained in that part by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 volume (210 folios)
Arrangement

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

The subject 619 (Arms Traffic) consists of 7 volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/110-116. The volumes are divided into 10 parts, with parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 comprising one volume each, parts 6, 7, 8, and 9 comprising the sixth volume and part 10 comprising the seventh volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the inside front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 210; 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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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/L/PS/10/116
Former external reference(s)
P 619/1907 Pt 10

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20 Apr 1908-24 Sep 1915 (CE, Gregorian)

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