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'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf for the Year 1938' [‎3v] (6/60)

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The record is made up of 1 file (28 folios). It was created in 1939. 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 file consists of Administration Report of 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. for the Year 1938 (New Delhi: Government of India Press, 1939).

The Report is divided into sections relating to the various agencies, consulates, and other regions that made up the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. . There is a review of the year by 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. at the start of the Report. The Report includes lists of British personnel and foreign representatives; lists of British interests; details of local administration; military and naval matters; aviation; political matters; manumission; trade and commerce; shipping statistics; medical reports; meteorological details; notable events; oil; and related information.

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1 file (28 folios)

There is a list of contents at the front of the Report, f. 3.

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Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1 on the front cover, and continues through to 30 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil, enclosed in a circle, and appears in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio.

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'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf for the Year 1938' [‎3v] (6/60), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/718, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 8 April 2020]

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