Letter no.5232 of 1855 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay to Commander Felix Jones, Acting Resident in the Persian Gulf

IOR/R/15/1/149, f 144

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The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 17 Dec 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 an acknowledgement of receipt of Lieutenant Herbert Disbrowe’s previous letter enclosing a report from Commodore R. Ethersey, Commanding Officer 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, in relation to the destruction of two boats and a fine at Abu Dhabi as punishment for piracy, and the extraction of a written apology from the Shaikh of Dubai over stones thrown at a British naval officer by his subjects. Anderson writes that His Lordship in Council approves of Ethersey’s actions.

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Letter no.5232 of 1855 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay to Commander Felix Jones, Acting Resident in the Persian Gulf, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, f 144, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024052050.0x000030> [accessed 18 February 2020]

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