'Mr Rothery's report to the Treasury in respect to the Muscat subsidy and Zanzibar Agency Expenses'

IOR/L/PS/18/B14c

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The record is made up of 1 file (4 folios). It was created in 27 Sep 1876. 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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A printed memorandum, written by Adolphus Warburton Moore, Assistant Secretary of the Political and Secret Department of 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. , 27 September 1876.

The memorandum discusses the views of Henry Cadogan Rothery on whether the Imperial Government had to contribute to the payment of an annual subsidy to the Sultan of Muscat (as compensation for the abandonment of his claims upon Zanzibar) and of the expenses of the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. and Consulate at Zanzibar, made by 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. from 1870. Rothery writes that, because the Agent at Zanzibar was also acting as Judge of the Vice Admiralty Court in the Trial of the Slave Trade cases, it was the duty of the Imperial Government to contribute towards these expences.

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1 file (4 folios)
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Foliation: The foliation for this description commences at f 98 and terminates at f 101, as it is part of a larger physical volume; 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 f 5 and f 168; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and can be found in the lower right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Pagination: The volume also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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27 Sep 1876 (CE, Gregorian)

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