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Letter no.37 of 1851 from Lt-Col Samuel Hennell, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Commodore John Patterson Porter, Commanding Indian Naval Squadron, Persian Gulf [‎31v] (2/4)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 22 Feb 1851. 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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Hennell writes of the 'lawless proceedings' of Soheil ben Aleish who has carried out raids from the Guttur [Qatar] towns of Fowarit [Fuwairit], Doah [Doha] and Wukra [Al-Wakrah]. Hennell requests Porter's assistance in meting out punishment on these towns, first in the imposition of a fine of 1,000 crowns, and second of the demolition of forts by bombardment from the sea.

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Letter no.37 of 1851 from Lt-Col Samuel Hennell, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Commodore John Patterson Porter, Commanding Indian Naval Squadron, Persian Gulf [‎31v] (2/4), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/128, ff 31-32, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023211499.0x00003e> [accessed 29 February 2020]

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