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'Slave-dealing and Slave-holding by Kutchees in Zanzibar' [‎108r] (4/63)

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The record is made up of 1 file (28 folios). It was created in 1870. 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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CONTENTS.
4th Dec. 1819
1836 -
23d May 1860
11th Feb. „
15th Feb.
30th April „
21st March „
30th April „
28th March „
30th April „
1st May ,,
12th July 1861
1st Feb. 1862
14th Feb. 1870
9th May 1868
9th August 1867
22d Dec.
14th June „
10th Dec. „
16th Dec. „
21st Dec. „
31st March 1868
24th Dec. 1867
28th March 1868
12th June „
5th Dec.
9th Oct. „
14th August „
6th Nov. „
21st Jan, 1869
7th Dec. 1868
31st Dec. „
24th Dec. „
22d April „
9th May „
7th Dec. ,,
6th Feb. 1869
22d July „
31st March „
22d Jan. „
20th Jan. ,,
21st Jan. „
13th July „
1st March „
17th April ,,
26th Feb. „
11532.
Treaty of Alliance between the East India Company and His Highness
the Rao of Kutch.
Proclamation by the Rao of Kutch, abolishing Slavery in his Dominions -
Secretary of State for India
Government of Bombay
Government of Bombay -
Lieutenant-Colonel C. P. Rigby,
Her Majesty's Consul and Agent,
Zanzibar.
Lieutenant-Colonel Rigby's Notice forbidding the purchase and sale of
Slaves by British Indian subjects in Zanzibar, and emancipating all
Slaves in their possession.
Resolution of Government of Bombay
Lieutenant-Colonel Rigby - - [ Government of Bombay
Resolution of Government of Bombay - - - .
Lieutenant-Colonel Rigby - - | Government of Bombay
Resolution of Government of Bombay
Extract, Lieutenant-Colonel Rigby
Lieutenant-Colonel Rigby
Extract, Lieutenant-Colonel Pelly,
Acting Consul and Agent, Zan
zibar.
Kazi Shahabudin^ Dewan of the
Rao of Kutch.
Memorandum by Kazi Shahabudin, on the connexion of Indian traders on
on the East Coast of Africa with the Slave Trade.
Secretary of State for India
Government of Bombay
Ditto ...
Mr. J. W. Kaye
Government of Bombay
Sir Stafford Northcote, Secretary
of State for India.
Mr. H. A. Churchill, Political
Agent and Consul at Zanzibar.
Lord Stanley, Secretary of State
for Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Churchill - - -
Ditto -
His Highness the Sultan of Zan
zibar.
Government of Bombay
Ditto . . . _
Mr. Churchill - - -
Resolution of Government of Bombay
Secretary of State for India -
Government of Bombay -
Ditto - - - -
Dr. Seward, Acting Consul and
Agent at Zanzibar.
His Highness the Sultan of Zanzibar
Ditto -
Mr. Churchill - - -
Government of India - - -
Mr. Churchill
Government of Bombay
Government of India
Extract, Government of India
Government of Bombay -
Mr. Churchill -
Government of India
Ditto - -
Government of Bombay -
Government, of India
Government of Bombay -
Government of India
Government of Bombay
Secretary of State -
Ditto ...
Government of India
Government of Bombay
Ditto
Secretary of State for India
Government of India - - -
Government of Bombay -
Secretary of State for India -
Government of Bombay -
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. , Zanzibar
Resolution of Government of Bombay (communicated to Government of
India and the Political Agents, Kutch and Zanzibar.
Government of Bombay
Extract, Government of Bombay
Government of India
Government of Bombay
Mr. Churchill
Ditto -
Government of India
Secretary of State for India
Ditto ....
Government of India -
Government of Bombay -
His Highness the Sultan of Zanzibar
Notice issued by Mr. Churchill, abolishing Slavery among Natives of
India in Zanzibar, but allowing them to retain domestic Slaves.
Notice applying the Provisions of the Indian Penal Code to Slave-holding
or Slave-dealing by Natives of India in Zanzibar.
Government of India
Extract, Mr. Churchill
Government of Bombay
Mr. Churchill
Government of Bombay -
Ditto
Government of India
Government of Bombay
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This file contains a selection of correspondence, extracts and reports regarding the involvement of British subjects from the Princely State of Kutch [Cutch] in the slave trade in Zanzibar and attempts by the British Government to end this involvement.

Much of the correspondence is from Britain's 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. in Zanzibar, Henry Adrian Churchill and Britain's 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. in Kutch, Major Alexander Young Shortt. This includes translated copies of correspondence between Churchill and the Sultan of Zanzibar, Seyd [Sayyid] Majid bin Said.

On folio 128, the file contains a proclamation issued by the ruler of Kutch, the Maharaja Dhiraj Mirza Maha Rao Shree Praguruljee, that warns his subjects in Kutch of the penalties of being engaged in the slave trade in general and specifically in Zanzibar.

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1 file (28 folios)
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The file is arranged in rough chronological order.

A contents page is included on folio 108.

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Condition: the file is contained within a bound volume that contains a number of other files.

Foliation: The foliation for this description commences at f 107, and terminates at f 134, as it is part of a larger physical volume; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is also present in parallel between ff 5-134; these numbers are written in pencil, but are not circled, and can be found in the same position as the main sequence.

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