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Letter no.278 of 1855 from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay [‎130v] (4/8)

The record is made up of 4 folios. It was created in 3 Sep 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 and its enclosure relate to the former ruler of Aboothabee [Abu Dhabi], Shaikh Saeed bin Tahnoon [Sa’id bin Tahnun], who has moved from Kenn [Kīsh] and sought asylum with Shaikh Sultan bin Suggur [Sultan bin Saqr] at Ra’s al-Khaymah. Enclosed with Kemball’s letter is the translation of a report (folios 130-32) from the British Agent at Sharjah, Hajjī Yaqoob, to Kemball, dated 2 July 1855. Yaqoob’s report contains details of Shaikh Sa’id bin Tahnun’s enquiries for asylum at Debai [Dubai] and Ra’s al-Khaymah, and further reports on the movement of the Soodan tribe from Biddah [Doha] to Khan [Al Khān].

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Letter no.278 of 1855 from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay [‎130v] (4/8), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 129-132, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023318563.0x000048> [accessed 18 February 2020]

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