File 619/1907 Pt 6 'Arms traffic:- Persian Gulf - Searching of vessels in territorial waters of Trucial Chiefs. Position of Katr [Qatar].'

IOR/L/PS/10/115/1

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The record is made up of 1 volume (61 folios). It was created in 13 Sep 1910-15 Apr 1913. 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 correspondence, which is primarily between 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. (Percy Zachariah Cox), the Foreign Secretary to the Government of India (Spencer Harcourt Butler), the Naval Commander-in-Chief of the East Indies Station (Edmond John Warre Slade), and representatives of the 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. and the Foreign Office, discusses efforts to cease the trafficking of arms 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. .

Two matters in particular are discussed:

  • the rights of British vessels to search other vessels within the territorial waters of the Trucial Chiefs. Questions discussed include whether the Trucial Chiefs' commitment to end illegal arms trafficking in 1902 extended to the British Government, and whether the existing permissions given by Trucial Chiefs to the British Government to patrol territorial waters would permit them to stop and search vessels;
  • The position of Katr [Qatar] and a possible agreement between the British Government and the Chiefs of Katr, particularly the Bin Thani [Āl Thānī] family, to make the trafficking of arms illegal in Katr.
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1 volume (61 folios)
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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at f 231, and terminates at f 292, as part of a larger physical volume; 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.

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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/L/PS/10/115/1
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P 619/1907 Pt 6

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13 Sep 1910-15 Apr 1913 (CE, Gregorian)
Subjects
Territorial waters
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KatrTrucial Coast
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Governor of Doha

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File 619/1907 Pt 6 'Arms traffic:- Persian Gulf - Searching of vessels in territorial waters of Trucial Chiefs. Position of Katr [Qatar].', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/115/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100027673310.0x000004> [accessed 14 October 2019]

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