‘Persian Gulf – Duria Dowlut – Bugla – Piracy of – Further proceedings of Government in obtaining compensation for the losses sustained on that occasion Vol. 2’

IOR/F/4/1767/72462

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The record is made up of 1 item (132 folios). It was created in 13 Jul 1835-11 Apr 1838. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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This item consists of copies of correspondence, consultations, memoranda, resolutions, and minutes cited in, or enclosed with, political letters from the Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. [Mumbai]. The main correspondents are: the Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. ; Major John Morison, Resident in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ; Thomas MacKenzie, civil surgeon in charge of the Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. at Bushire [Bushehr]; Captain John Pepper, Senior Officer of the Indian Navy in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ; and Captain Samuel Hennell, Acting and Assistant Resident in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. . It is the second in a series of ten items on the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. (the others are IOR/F/4/1767/72461, IOR/F/4/1767/72463, IOR/F/4/1767/72464, IOR/F/4/1767/72465, IOR/F/4/1767/72466, IOR/F/4/1767/72467, IOR/F/4/1767/72468, IOR/F/4/72469, and IOR/F/4/1767/72470).

The item concerns arrangements for Shaik Khuleefa bin Shakboot of Aboothabee [Shaikh Khalifah bin Shakhbut Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi] to compensate the British for the loss of the cargo of the Duria Dowlat [ Darya Dowlat ], which was robbed by the Beniyas [Bani Yas]. The item includes details of the cargo lost and the purchase of a bagla [ baghlah Large trading vessel. ] by the Shaikh of Kishm [Qeshm], Abdul Rahman [Shaikh ‘Abd al-Rahman bin Saghar Al Mu’ini] from Shaik Khuleefa bin Shakboot.

The item contains a contents page, and the title page of the item contains the following references: ‘Draft 550, 1839, P.C. [Previous Communication] 2491’.

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1 item (132 folios)
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The documents are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front of the item to the rear.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with f 627 and terminates at f 758, as it was originally 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 volume also contains an original pagination sequence.

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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 Documents collected in a private capacity.
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IOR/F/4/1767/72462

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13 Jul 1835-11 Apr 1838 (CE, Gregorian)

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Bombay Political 9 Oct 1839, draft 550/1839, IOR/E/4/1065 pp 248-50

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