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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 22 Jun 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 response to questions raised by the Court of Directors in a court extract (IOR/R/15/1/143, f 325) over efforts to suppress the slave trade in 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. . Kemball regrets that he did not explain in more detail why the slave trade on the Oman coast has been continued with impunity, as a result of his concentrated endeavours to suppress the trade on the Persian coast.

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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 20-21

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22 Jun 1855 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter no.210 of 1855 from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 20-21, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024052050.0x00000c> [accessed 17 February 2020]

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