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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 21 Jan 1865. 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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Letter in response to No. 3933 of 1864 (folio nineteen) reporting on the differences, as Pelly sees them, between the Sultan of Muskat [Muscat] (Thuwaini bin Said) and the Sultan of the Wahabees [Wahhabi] (Faisal ibn Turki Al-Sa'ud].

The letter also outlines what Pelly believes to be the full story behind the dispute between the two peoples and the potential impact he believes the various outcomes and actions could have on the whole of 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. region.

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2 folios
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English in Latin script
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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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Mss Eur F126/55, ff 20-21

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21 Jan 1865 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis Pelly, HBM's Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, at Koweit [Kuwait], to The Secretary to Government, Political Department, Bombay, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/55, ff 20-21, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023366358.0x000006> [accessed 21 August 2019]

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