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The record is made up of 3 folios. It was created in 6 Feb 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 is a covering letter, with enclosures related to the slave trade to the Arab coast 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. . The first enclosure is an extract of paragraphs 3 and 4 of despatch no.32 of 1854 from the Court of Directors, dated 22 November 1854. The paragraphs relate to the resources required by 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. Squadron for the suppression of the slave trade on the Arabian coast, with the Court of Directors considering that the estimate of the number of vessels required, made by Sir Henry Leeke, Commodore and Commander in Chief of the Indian Navy, is too high. The second enclosure is letter no.543 of 1855 from Anderson to Leeke, dated 6 February 1855. In the letter Anderson requests that, whenever the resources are available, Leeke reinforce 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. Squadron for the purpose of the suppression of the slave trade.

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3 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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IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 8-10

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6 Feb 1855 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter no.542 of 1855 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, to Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 8-10, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024052050.0x000005> [accessed 29 February 2020]

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