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Letter no.122 of 1855 from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay [‎6r] (1/2)

The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 17 Apr 1855. 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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The letter relates to the late despatch to Bombay of manumitted slaves from the Gulf. Kemball writes to account for the current delay in sending a number of slaves to Bombay. Enclosed with Kemball’s letter (not included in the volume) was a letter from Lieutenant Alexander Foulerton, Senior Naval Officer in 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. . The delay may have been caused by a marriage proposal made to one of the female slaves to be despatched, to which Kemball makes reference in relation to Foulerton’s letter.

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Letter no.122 of 1855 from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay [‎6r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, f 6, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023318562.0x000017> [accessed 22 February 2020]

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