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Letter no.2812 of 1855 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, to the Officiating Resident in the Persian Gulf [‎133r] (1/6)

The record is made up of 3 folios. It was created in 7 Jul 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 incident in 1854 of the shipwreck and plunder by the Beni Boo Ali [Banī Bū ‘Alī] tribe, of a bugla [buggalow, or boat] off the Oman coast at Rasel Hudd [Ra’s al Ḥadd]. Enclosed with Anderson’s letter is letter no. 9 of 1855 from Major Atkins Hamerton, Her Majesty’s Consul and the Honourable Company’s Agent in the dominions of His Highness the Imam of Muscat, addressed to Anderson, dated 19 March 1855. In his letter Hamerton writes that he doubts remonstrances made to Shaikh Mahommed bin Ali [Muḥammad bin ‘Alī] of Jaalan will make any difference, as those tribes under his nomimal control are Wahabees [Wahhābī] and believe they have a right to plunder any vessels in distress along the coast.

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Letter no.2812 of 1855 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, to the Officiating Resident in the Persian Gulf [‎133r] (1/6), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 133-135, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023318563.0x00004d> [accessed 18 February 2020]

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