'Précis on slave trade in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, 1873-1905 (With a Retrospect into previous history from 1852) By J A Saldanha BA, LL B'

IOR/L/PS/20/C246

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The record is made up of 1 volume (63 folios). It was created in 23 Jun 1906. 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 volume is a summary of events, treaties and correspondence about the suppression of slavery and the slave trade in the Gulf of Oman and 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. , curated by Jerome Anthony Saldanha, and printed in Simla in June 1906.

The volume is marked as secret and divided into chapters:

  • Measures for the suppression of slavery and slave trade in the Indian Ocean and 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. , up to 1873 (ff 5-7);
  • Measures against traffic in slaves by Natives of India (ff 8-16);General measures taken for the suppression of Slave Trade from 1874 to 1905 (ff 16v-22);
  • Anti-Slave Trade Operations (ff 22v-30);
  • Runaway slaves at Gwadur (ff 31-34);
  • Trade in Baluchi slaves from Mekran to the Arab coast (ff 34-35);
  • Reception of fugitive slaves on board Her Majesty's ships of war and other British vessels (ff 35v-38);
  • Grant of protection to fugitive slaves on the Coast (ff 39-40);
  • Some questions of practice of courts (ff 41-45);
  • Miscellaneous questions and facts (ff 45v-48.

In Appendix, Reports on Slave Trade 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. , 1852-1859 (folios 59-61).

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1 volume (63 folios)
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover, and terminates at the inside back cover; 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. The volume also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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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/20/C246
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C246

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23 Jun 1906 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Précis on slave trade in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, 1873-1905 (With a Retrospect into previous history from 1852) By J A Saldanha BA, LL B', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C246, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000884.0x0001cc> [accessed 15 September 2019]

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