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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 31 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 and its enclosure relate to two further reports of acts of piracy committed at Sharjah. Jones encloses the translated purport of a letter (folios 162v-63) he has addressed to Shaikh Sultan ben Suggur [Sultan bin Saqr], dated 30 December 1855. This letter is a further warning to the Shaikh regarding the conduct of his people and the Shaikh’s son, Ibrahim bin Sultan.

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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 162-163

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31 Dec 1855 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter no.471 of 1855 from Commander Felix Jones, Acting 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 162-163, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024052050.0x000037> [accessed 19 February 2020]

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