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File 252/1910 Pt 1 'Persian Gulf: Lighting and Buoying; the B.I.S.N. Co's buoyage system taken over by Govt of India' [‎5r] (14/891)

The record is made up of 1 volume (444 folios). It was created in 1907-1916. 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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Reference Paper. Political and Secret Department.

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Register No. F.2304/16,
191 .
Referred to the Secretary, Political and Secret Department,
11th April
191 6.
Buoyage and Lighting 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. . Claim
on F.O. Excess over the original estimate, relaying
buoys h resurveying bar at Slaat-el-Arab 1910 k 1911.
With the request that he will be so good as to
State whether he concurs in the second para, of the
attached draft letter to the Foreign Office.
(Sd.) W. Robinson.
Yes,
(Sd.) A.Hirtzel.
V
12.4.16.

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The volume comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, reports, plans, photographs, indentures and tables relating to the lighting and buoying of 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. .

The discussion in the volume relates to the transfer of the responsibility for lighting and buoying from the British India Steam Navigation Company to the Government of India, and the planning, costs of construction and the diplomacy associated with this.

Included in the volume (ff 303-310) is the 'Report of a Committee of Enquiry on the Lighting and Buoyages of 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. '. Key locations identified for lighting are: Muscat, Little Quoin, Jezirat Tanb, Sheikh Shuaib, Kubbar Island, Ras Al Arz, Fasht ad Dibal.

The volume is part 1 of 2. Each part includes a divider which gives the subject and part numbers, year the subject file was opened, subject heading, and list of correspondence references contained in that part of the year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 volume (444 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume. The subject 252 ( 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. : Lighting and Buoying) consists of two volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/168-169. The volumes are divided into two parts, with each part comprising one volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the loose spine with 444; 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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File 252/1910 Pt 1 'Persian Gulf: Lighting and Buoying; the B.I.S.N. Co's buoyage system taken over by Govt of India' [‎5r] (14/891), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/168, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100030553096.0x00000f> [accessed 24 January 2020]

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