'File 8/78 II Sale of Gwadur to His Majesty's Government'

IOR/R/15/6/273

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The record is made up of 1 file (10 folios). It was created in 10 Jun 1949-22 Feb 1950. 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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This file concerns the question of whether the Sultan of Muscat and Oman [Sa‘īd bin Taymūr Āl Bū Sa‘īd] would be willing to sell or lease the territory of Gwadur [Gwadar] to the Government of Pakistan, with the British Government acting as an intermediary. The correspondence, which is conducted between 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 and 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. , Bahrain, discusses how His Majesty's Government should advise both the Sultan and the Government of Pakistan on the matter.

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1 file (10 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 12; 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.

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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/15/6/273
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Subject files: File 8/78 II

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10 Jun 1949-22 Feb 1950 (CE, Gregorian)

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