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'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf Political Residency for the Years 1915-1919' [‎44v] (95/396)

The record is made up of 1 volume (194 folios). It was created in 1916-1920. 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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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. ADMINISTRATION REPORT
MEMOEANDUM BY MAJOE J. McPHEUSON, I.MS., EESIDEKCY
SUEGEOJNT AND OHIEE QTJAEANTINE MEDICAL OEEICER
IN THE PEESIAN GULE, ON" THE WOEK OE (1) THE EE8I-
DENCY DISPENSAEY, (2) QUAEANTINE ADMINISTEATION IN
THE GULE.
During the year the number of patients treated at the Hospital was
Hos . tal 15,575. Of these 15,520 were out-patients
08pi a ' and 55 in-door cases.
The operations performed were 639.
The health of the Gulf Ports^ except in the case of Mohammerah, Abadaru
Sanitary. and Pandar Abbas was good.
Bandar Abbas suffered a good deal from small-pox, while plague and
cholera occurred at the two former ports.
In Mohammerah one case of plague was reported to have occurred on
10th April. Several cases were found by 10th May, and quarantine was
imposed against Mohammerah from that date. Until the town was declared
free, the total number of plague cases was 202.
Cholera was first ported in Mohammerah on the 5th June, and by tli e
10th June, when quarantine was imposed, the disease had been found in the
town, and among Indian employes of Strick Scott & Co. occupied in barge
building. The total number of cases, until the town was declared free on 28tli
June, was 86.
At Abadan, cholera occurred in the end of May. There were 50 cases and
24 deaths in all. These included cases occurring in two Sikh sweepers, deserters
from Basrah, a Gurkha of the oil Guard, and some men from the Transport
Knrmak " and from H. M. S. " Alert."
At Bushire a small and quickly limited outbreak of plague was discorered
on the 5th April. The cases occurred among coolies who had been landed on
the 1st April from S. S, " Zayani." There were 10 cases and 3 deaths. On
discovery of the cases at Busliire, a wire was sent to the Port Health Officer,
Bombay, requesting him to have the ship disinfected on her arrival in Bombay!
This was accordingly performed.
On her next trip up the Gulf the ship was again found to be infected, she
was sent to Mohammerah for disinfection and deratisation.
On the 18th of May a single case of plague of obscure origin occurred in
the town of Bushire. The usual measures were taken and there was no spread.
In the end of January, the Sanitary Council granted Quarantine powers
to the Port Health Officer, Abadan.
The Clayton barge, formerly stationed at Mohammerah, was transferred
to Basrah during the year.
Surveillance for first and second class passengers, in lieu of isolation on
Quarantine Island, was introduced in the beginning of November.
Statement of vessels calling at Gulf Forts.
Station.
N umber
of
vessels.
Number
of
crew.
Number of
passengers
on board.
Number of
passengers
tor Ports.
R emabks .
Bushire ....
Mohammerah
Lingah ....
Bandar Abbas ....
Jask .....
Kuwait . , .
Bahraiu- ....
212
267
• 28
84
20
30
57
18,120
21,526
2,464
7,030
1,536
2,915
5,429
1B,582
13,193
2,785
4 ,481
432
1,560
4,187
2,368
4,859
550
1,008
304
433
2,396
llncludes 69
vessels calling
at Abadan.
Total
698
59,020
42,220
11,888
J. McPHEESON, Major, I.M.S.,
Besidency Surgeon, Bushire.

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The volume includes 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. 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. for the Year 1915 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1916); 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. 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. for the Year 1916 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1917); 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. 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. for the Year 1917 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1919); 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. 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. for the Year 1918 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1920); and 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. 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. for the Year 1919 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1920). The 1915 and 1919 Reports bear manuscript corrections written in pencil.

The Administration Reports contain separate reports, arranged in chapters, on each of the principal Agencies, Consulates, and Vice-Consulates that made up 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. 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. , and provide a wide variety of information, including details of senior British administrative personnel and local officials; descriptions of the various areas and their inhabitants; political, judicial and economic matters; notable events; medical reports; details of climate; communications; the movements of Royal Navy ships; military matters; the slave trade; and arms traffic.

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1 volume (194 folios)
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The reports are bound in chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1 on the first folio after the front cover, and continues through to 194 on the last folio before 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. The following folio needs to be folded out to be read: f. 36.

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