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Report No.67 of 1863 detailing the tribes, trades and resources of the Gulf Littoral [‎5r] (9/58)

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The record is made up of 29 folios. It was created in 13 Apr 1863. 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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remaining Ports in. these waters. But not only are similar statements not avail
able for those other Ports, bnt it is probable that, if procured, their submission
might only tend to mislead. For the articles which would appear as imports by
large craft, at one Port, might again appear as exports from this same place, and
as imports again at some other point. And the data do not exist for analyzing
these complications, and presenting a complete statement of the trade in the Persian
Gulf, considered as a whole.
48. I note below a list of the principal Exports and Imports of Bushire,
obtained from independent mercantile sources.
Cotton ,....
Madder root
Raw Silk ..
Gall Nuts ..
Almonds ...
Kaisins
Tallow
Tobacco
Exports from Bushire.
60,000
100,000
10,000
7,000
50,000
50,000
30,000
120,000
Tabreez maunds.
Rosewater 6 to 20,000
15,000
3,000
1,200
25,000
100,000
Wheat 1,500,000
Ditto
Assafajtida..
Salep
Gum Persia
Wool
Carboys.
Flasks.
Tabreez maunds.
4,700
10,000
40,000
4,000
20,000
26,000
5,000
Wine 500 to 1,000
Imp
of
Opium
Ghee
Cummin seed
Bees wax ....
Dates
Gram
Carpets
39
33
33
33
Caslimere shawls to value
Cocoanut oil
Preserves (Ginger)
Sealing-wax
Alum.
Piece goods, Europe „
Yarn Europe -
Flints for Guns
Lead .....
Tin, Pig 33
Tin Sheet
Stationery.
Leather
Spices
Pepper
Sugar
Sugar-candy
Tea
Camphor
Coffee
Blackwood
Brazil wood
Iron.
Sal Ammonia
Drugs
Steel
Glassware....
Candles, wax
Gold cloth....
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
33
...........................
.......................** a *
Baskets.
Tabreez maunds.
Pieces.
Carboys.
Rupees.
2,500,000
2,000
5,000
1,000
5,000
600,000
35,000
6,000
7,000
70,000
5,000
2,000
4,000
50,000
50,000
9,50,000
40,000
80,000
2,000
40,000
30,000
4,000
10,000
6,000
7,000
3,000
7,000
2,000
75,000

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Report from Pelly to the Chief Secretary to Government in the Political Department, Bombay, compiled in Bushire 13 April 1863.

The report details the tribes, trade and resources of the Gulf Littoral which is divided into seven areas according to their political administration. The report also includes a list of detailed statements of imports and exports at Bushire.

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29 folios
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Item foliated in the front top right hand corner of each folio with a pencil number enclosed in a circle.

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English in Latin script
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