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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 5 Jan 1824. 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 Chief Secretary orders the British Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. to write a letter of explanation to the Prince of Sherauz [Shīrāz] about an unauthorised letter of remonstrance sent by Captain Hardy, to Zekee Khan [Zaki Khan], minister to His Royal Highness Hossain Ali Mirza, on hearing that the latter was planning an attack on the Islands of Bahrain. The Chief Secretary mentions that the Governor in Council regards Captain Hardy’s letter as inconsistent with British neutrality and likely to renew Persian suspicions about British designs on Bahrain.

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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/15/1/31, ff 1B-2v

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5 Jan 1824 (CE, Gregorian)

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Letter no. 16 of 1824 from William Newnham, Chief Secretary, Political Department, Bombay Castle to Lieutenant Colonel Ephraim Gerrish Stannus, Resident in the Gulf of Persia, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/31, ff 1B-2v, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024196567.0x000006> [accessed 21 February 2020]

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