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'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf Political Residency for the Years 1915-1919' [‎137v] (281/396)

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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40 ANNUAL EEPOET OF THE PERSIAN GTJLF POLITICAL EESIDENCT
Princip\evente. wn^ 6 ^ •^ x . c ?^ e I nc ^ es ^ord and Ladv
Wdlmgdon visited His Excellency Z
Shaikh on 21st April 1918. ^
The marriage took place in March between His Exceileney the Sh "U'
second son, Shaikh Abdul Hamid Khan, Deputy Governor of Ahwaz a ^ k
daughter of Haji Moshir-ut-Tujjar, eldest son of Haji Eais-ut Tutia/cTP
The wedding celebrations lasted about three weeks and His Excellenc it
Shaikh gave three English dinners in honour of the occasion. The firs't
to a party of Nayal and Military officers of Barash. The second was o.i ?e Wa t 8
the Civil and European residents of Mohammerah which was of inf 11 J
in so much as a party of 15 or more Australian, Canadian, New^ Zealand ef
officers were present from Basrah. The third was given to the officers of th
British and Indian Convalescent Depots at Mohammerah and Monsieur Ro
Trench Consul, with two French officers, were present from Basrah. ^
Agha Karun, son of Haji Qurban Ali, had again been appointed collector
of taxes of the town. Agha Karun protested his inability to accept on account
of an alleged loss of 500 tomans on last year's Revenue. He, however was
persuaded into accepting and paid the amount for the year (tomans 50,000)
Agha Nasrullah Khan Boir Ahmadi visited Mohammerah in Mar and
w^as the guest of His Excellency the Shaikh. Arrangements w r ere made to'show
him the sights and places ^interest at Basrah during his visit.
Earid- es-Sul tan eh, the newly appointed Imperial Commissioner at London
for the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Limited, arrived from Tehran in
September. He spent about a month in Mohammerah before leaving for London.
Sadiq-es-Sultaneh (eldest brother of Earid-es-Sultaneh) arrived from Teh-
ran at the end of December 1918, He is proceeding to Washington to take
98 : f >ersian Minister. He w^as the bearer of a portrait
ot tiie Shah of Persia which he presented to His Excellency the Shiikh on
a special occasion in the presence of a few local officials.
Monsieur Loiko, Acting Russian Consul-General at Bushire, passed through
Mohammerah en route to Isfahan.
Dr. Carlo Marobbio, late Italian Consul at Bushire, passed through Mo^
hammerah en route to Tehran via Baghdad.
. I . n September Government handed back to His Excellency the Shaikh his
private owned craft, the " Bahmanshir " owing to certain readjustments which
weie ma e in the distribution of the River Eleet. The Inspector-General of
ST Cat r S . at ;Basral1 expressed his grateful thanks to His Excellency the
in-nr! 01 * ? m 1D ^ ^ e Military Authorities to have the use of his ship for so
, ,f f Pf 11 * * ^ ? Eahmanshir " had been extremely useful and done her
inn snare or work m carrying on the campaign.
Iie ^ -K^zaliyeh school was opened on 5th October. The school was
. l sl i bscri 1 bed V British firms and local merchants. His
Excellency the Shaikh made a generous contribution.
n were made t0 this CoEsulate by the local authorities that
rmrohncinff scar J 1 ^ 0l m eat in Mohammerah due to Government contractors
rnafW la g f i g a11 live stock f;0 Basrah for the Military. The
and it wl ? the Militar y Governor and Political Officer, Basrah,
to makp n e ^ n cec ! tba t Local Resources would order their contractors not
there is 111 f ^ mmed i ate neighbourhocd of Mohammerah unless
there is an assured surplus over the daily requirements.
Consulate guaid consisting of one non -commissioned officer and six
Consular escort.
sepoys which was increased in April to
mem and the ^ worked satisfactori , r * '
epaitment Storked smoothly under Monsieur Van den Aheele and
Customs. Monsieur Andrieux. The former pro -
exniration nf ^ • o , , ceeded on four months leave to India, on
Andneux is low Director ^Cusfcms ^ tlallsferred t0 Kermansbah. M ods,

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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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