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'Selections from the Records of the Bombay Government' [‎525] (567/733)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (364 folios). It was created in 1856. 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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In January 1820, an intimation from the Resident at Bushire was
a- d. 1820. conveyed to Rahmah bin Jaubir, that his vessels
against the people of Blhrel^unless
regular warfare, and that if they did so he would H p • i 4 u 111
i ^rr on,h R —-
a D > &Ir w - (t - Ken- for the destruction of all the ve«r.|~ K, i
to this chief, but as he was at the time of ,1. T belonging
JftKSs* S.'::
Verdistnn 9hnal / • ' ' 6:5 - Bu gg al ow was wrecked on the
v eraistan bhoal, and it was with great diffi^nlt^ h i u-
escaped with their lives. 0 ai1 people
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by the Shaikh of B^sWre TnT^Ihe la^ 18 Stateme " 1 bein S eoIlf '™ed
foHiis peaceable conduct'in fut'ure, the cx^Trad^r^ 1 ' 16
withstanding these promises, Rahmah still continued his aiwre*
d. 1821. slons u P 0 n the trade of Bahrein, and in the'pearl
v. i • , . ^ Sllin g season of 1821 he captured seven boats
Uttoof ng rv f lat lsland ' and ldlIed tweril y men, which induced the
Uttoobec Chiefs to apply to the British Government on the subject
The Resident at Bushirc was accordingly directed to prefer a
a. d. 1822. remonstrance to the Court of Shiraz against his
proceedln S s ' inconse quence of which the Persian
Government ordered the Shaikh of Bnshire to call on him to aecounTfor
m conduct, and likewise to detain his son and family as hostages for
. his future good behaviour; but Rahmah having in the mean time left
ushire, and placed himself under the protection of the Imaum this
injunction was attended with no results, '
Jn the commencement of the year 1822 this chief and Shaikh
oolla bin Ahmed, of Bahrein, waited upon the Acting Political
gent in Kishm, for the purpose of adjusting their differences ■ but
bo h parties were so unreasonable in their demands that the attempt
ailed altogether, and Shaikh Rahmah bin Jaubir proceeded to Muslat
to lay his case before the Imaum. at '
About November 1822 Rahmah bin Jaubir returned to Bushire, and
at the same time a communication was received from His Highness the

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The volume is Selections from the records of the Bombay Government , compiled and edited by Robert Hughes Thomas, Assistant Secretary, Political Department, New Series: 24 (Bombay: Printed for Government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1856).

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1 volume (364 folios)

The volume contains an abstract of contents on p. iii, a detailed list of contents on pp. vii-xx, an alphabetical index on pp. xxi-xxvii, and a list of maps etc on p. xviii.

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Pagination: two separate pagination sequences are present in the volume. The first sequence (pp. i-xviii) commences at the first page and terminates at the list of maps (p. xviii). A second pagination sequence then takes over (pp. 1-688), commencing at the title page and terminating at the final page. Both these pagination sequences are printed, with additions in pencil, and the numbers are found at the top (left, right or centre) of each page.

The fold-outs in this volume were not paginated by the publisher. As a result, these have been foliated using the nearest page number. For example, the fold-out attached to p.51 has been numbered as 51A.

Pagination anomalies: pp. 15, 15A; 45, 45A; 49, 49A; 51, 51A; 531, 531A.

The following pages need to be folded out to be read: 15A, 45A, 51A, 327-328, 531A.

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