'Measures for the Recovery of the Company's Property which was plundered by the Sheikh of Busheab on board the Country Ship Hector in the Persian Gulph'

IOR/F/4/256/5645

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The record is made up of 1 item (29 folios). It was created in 9 Oct 1805-2 Feb 1808. 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 item consists of correspondence regarding the capture and plundering of a British ship, the Hector , by the Shaikh of Nuckholoo [Nokhaylo], also referred to as the Shaikh of Busheab [Lavan]. The correspondence is particularly concerned with the potential for assistance from the Government of Persia [Iran] in the recovery of the plundered property, particularly after the death of the Shaikh. It also covers a lawsuit against the owner of the Hector and the disappearance of the ship’s master and mate.

The correspondence consists of letters between the Government of Bombay and the Resident at Bushire.

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1 item (29 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description (used for referencing) commences at f 226, and terminates at f 254, as it is part of a larger physical volume; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the bottom right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Pagination: the file 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/F/4/256/5645

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9 Oct 1805-2 Feb 1808 (CE, Gregorian)

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