Skip to item: of 576
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

File 3208/1908 Pt 4 ‘Persian Gulf: acts of piracy by Ahmed bin Selman near Katif [Turkish discourtesy to commander of HMS “Lapwing” at Katif]’ [‎126v] (248/358)

The record is made up of 178 folios. It was created in 9 Mar 1901-12 Aug 1908. It was written in English and French. 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.

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

2
to get more men to join him in his piratical career. Seeing my chance of
escaping from servitude I joined Yusuf bin Saad and the other prisoners i„
throwing my two comrades into the sea, and when they got hold of P the small
thembThind^'^ ^ ° nSS t0 Mashuwa we cut the ro P e and sa i'ed aw-ay leaving
• „ The , P™£iP al .P er ® on who give* Ahmed bin Selman news about Bahrein
is Hamad bin Tami, a brother of Ahmed and son of the Sheikh who has been
imprisoned by the Turks. This man is a frequent visitor to Bahrein and its
Chief, with whom he contrives to be on good terms.
Recorded on the 22nd July 1905.
(Sd.) F. B. PRIDEAUX.
G C Press, Simla, No. €*423 F. D.-18.8.05.-.67-H. C.
G.

About this item

Content

Part 4 contains correspondence relating to attacks against Bahrain pearling dhows, committed by members of the Beni Hajir tribe and led by an individual named Ahmed bin Selman, in the waters around Bahrain and the Turkish administered territories of Katif [Al-Qaṭīf] and El Katr [Qatar]. The part’s principal correspondents include: 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 (John Calcott Gaskin; Captain Francis Beville Prideaux); 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. (Major Percy Zachariah Cox); the British Ambassador at Constantinople [Istanbul] (Sir Walter Beaupre Townley); the Ambassador to the Court of the Sublime Porte of the Ottoman Empire (Sir Nicholas Roderick O’Conor).

The correspondence covers:

Extent and format
178 folios
Written in
English and French in Latin script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

File 3208/1908 Pt 4 ‘Persian Gulf: acts of piracy by Ahmed bin Selman near Katif [Turkish discourtesy to commander of HMS “Lapwing” at Katif]’ [‎126v] (248/358), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/156/2, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100028917965.0x00003a> [accessed 23 October 2019]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100028917965.0x00003a">File 3208/1908 Pt 4 ‘Persian Gulf: acts of piracy by Ahmed bin Selman near Katif [Turkish discourtesy to commander of HMS “Lapwing” at Katif]’ [&lrm;126v] (248/358)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100028917965.0x00003a">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000419.0x000031/IOR_L_PS_10_156_0257.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000419.0x000031/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image