'File 35/23 Continuation of rebellion by Shaikh Salih; measures adopted for compensating the sufferers' [22v] (46/174)
The record is made up of 1 volume (85 folios). It was created in 6 Jul 1895-23 Feb 1903. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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Foreign Office to 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. .
22nd August 1895.
The Marquess of Salisbury has had under his consideration your
letter of the 12th of August, enclosing copy of a letter, with its enclosures,
from the Government of India relative to the present situation in Oman,
and the methods proposed for securing the protection ot British interests.
I am directed by His Lordship to state, for the intormation ot Lord
George Hamilton, that he concurs in the suggestion made by the Political
Agent at Muscat that the leading Sheikhs of Oman should be warned
that, whatever differences they may have with their Sultan, the Govern
ment of India will not permit attacks on Muscat and Mattrali.
Lord Salisbury will be glad to be informed ot any steps that may be
taken for this purpose, and of the exact terms in which the warning is
I am, &c.,
T. H. Sanderson.
The Under Secretary of State
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Correspondence concerning the attack by the tribes of Oman on Muscat in 1895 in which British subjects lost property leading to the insistence by British officials that a tax be levied on dates coming from the rebel areas. Letters discuss the British guarantee to Sayyid Faisal bin Turki, Sultan of Muscat and the Sheikhs of Oman that whatever differences they had with the Sultan of Muscat no attack on Muscat or Muttrah would be permitted. Includes a printed report which includes a list of verified claims of British subjects for compensation on account of losses during the late disturbances. Correspondents include Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat; Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. 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. ; Deputy Secretary to the Government of India; Sayyid Faisal [Fayṣal bin Turkī] , Sultan of Muscat.
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