Letter No.3933 of 1864 from Charles Gonne, Acting Secretary to Government, Bombay to Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf

Mss Eur F126/55, f 19

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The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 26 Dec 1864-9 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 forwarding some correspondence between the 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 and the Sultan of Muscat (Thuwaini bin Said Al-Said) for Pelly's information and requesting a report from him on his opinion of the differences between the Sultans of Muscat and the Wahabees [Wahhabi] (Faisal ibn Turki al Sa'ud).

The letter also informs Pelly that he may offer to act as a mediator between the two parties but that he should make it clear to the Sultan of Muscat that the British Government has no intention of interfering in the matter.

The letter also contains a note by Lewis Pelly dated 9 January 1865.

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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, f 19

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26 Dec 1864-9 Jan 1865 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter No.3933 of 1864 from Charles Gonne, Acting Secretary to Government, Bombay to Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/55, f 19, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023366358.0x000007> [accessed 14 October 2019]

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