Letter no.127 of 1855 from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay

IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 79-83

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The record is made up of 5 folios. It was created in 19 Apr 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 relates to the movement of the Soodan tribe from Biddah [near Doha] on the Guttur [Qatar] coast to Khan [Al Khān] near Sharjah, tribal infringements in the interior of the Arabian coast, and the intentions of the Shaikh of Bahrain to relocate Zaid bin Khuleefah [Zayid bin Khalīfah] from Aboothabee [Abu Dhabi] to Biddah. Two enclosures follow Kemball’s letter: two letters from (folios 81, 82-83) from Hajee Yacoob [Hajjī Yaqoob], British Agent at Sharjah, addressed to Kemball, dated 5 and 11 March 1855 respectively, which are translations of the original reports describing the tribal movements.

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Letter no.127 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 79-83, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024052050.0x000021> [accessed 18 February 2020]

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