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Letter from Edwin Dawes, HMS Berenice , Muscat Cove to Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire [‎28v] (2/4)

The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 8 Aug 1866. 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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Letter regarding the rumours that Sayed Torkee [Turki bin Said] had left Bushire with the intention of going to Kowait [Kuwait] and speculation regarding his intentions towards Sayed Soulem [Salim II bin Thuwaini] and Muscat which could require the Berenice remaining there.

The letter also discusses Sayed Soulem's ban on people arriving or departing after sunset; the news that the servant of Sayed Towainee [Thuwaini bin Said] who had allegedly been 'walled up' in a Sohar prison had died and rumours of the Wahabees [Wahhabi] among others making financial claims against Sayed Soulem.

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Letter from Edwin Dawes, HMS Berenice , Muscat Cove to Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, Bushire [‎28v] (2/4), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/45, ff 28-29, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024265781.0x000039> [accessed 17 November 2019]

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