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'File 2/14 Outbreaks of smallpox, cholera and other diseases on the Trucial Coast' [‎387r] (773/808)

The record is made up of 1 file (402 folios). It was created in 15 Dec 1935-10 Sep 1942. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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D9 Letter No. 254 dated 14th April from R.A.Sharjah,
Translation of letter No.255 dated the 14th April 1956
from R.A. Sharjah.
Translation of a letter -No.284 of 29-4-36 from A.A.bnarj
Sattur, the Vaccinator left Bahrain for Sharjah on
the 3rd January and returned to .naiirain on oxie x9th
April He worked 3 months and 17 days including two
days for journey going and coming.
2. It was arranged"Tfo pay him Rs.loO/ - for the trip,
provided the time did not exceed one month, for extra Xx
time, it was. hoped to arrange with him to pay Its.55/- a
month*
° • His statement pla.ced below, he wants As*haw//- at
it he Orate of Is.lGO/- a month.
4. About his return passage to Bahrain. On the lith
April, v/e telegraphed to R.A.Sharjah to send Sattur oy
steamer. R.A .acknowledged tne ooiogictm and stated that
Sattur had a returned ticxet and now in P.U.C. 61 he a&a
states he has j^aid Rs.72/- to Su^dt, Rest house Sharjah
for return ticket.
Draft to Bushire submitted for approval pi.
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Issued letter No.1161 dated 5-5-36 to it.A. Sharjah.
Issued Memo. No.1185 dated 6-5-36 to the Seciy: Bushire.
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. Telegram No. 359 dated 7-5-36 from Brit consul, Bushire
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“The last report from B.A.Sharjah is dated 9th April,
No further repo its received*
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Issued telegram No.134 dated. 9th May 1936 to h.A.Sharjah
repeated to 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. , Bushire.

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The file contains correspondence and telegrams between the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Bahrain; K S Husain bin Hamad, in charge of the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Sharjah; the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. ; the 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. in the 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. ; and Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo; regarding outbreaks of smallpox and other diseases on the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. .

The file mostly contains documents regarding a smallpox epidemic in the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. : weekly statistics and telegrams showing deaths by smallpox in 1936, in English and Arabic.

The file also contains requests for supply of vaccines, vaccinations, quarantine measures, requests for the intervention for Dr Ralph Holmes, Medical Officer at the Victoria Memorial Hospital, and reports from Dr Holmes' work in Sharjah.

There is correspondence in Arabic with English translation, with the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent at Sharjah and with the ruler of Ras-al-Khaimah, Shaikh Sultan bin Salim Al Qasimi.

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1 file (402 folios)
Arrangement

The papers in the file are arranged chronologically. There are file notes at the end, on folios 367-403. The notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 404; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Two additional foliation sequences are present in parallel between ff 3-364 and between ff 368-383; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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