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Coll 7/27(1) 'Muscat: Purchase of arms from America for Sultan' [‎107v] (18/30)

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The record is made up of 1 item (15 folios). It was created in 17 Jul 1946-14 Dec 1946. 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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Correspondence between the Secretary of State for India and 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. , regarding information received from the Saudi Arabian desk at the Unites States State Department. The United States Government informed the British that the Sultan of Muscat (Sa'īd bin Taymūr Āl Bū Sa'īd) had requested service rifles and ammunition, and sought the opinion of His Majesty's Government. The correspondence includes a discussion of the Sultan's military activities in Dhofar [Ẓufār], and provides details of a meeting between the American Consul at Dhahran [Aẓ-Ẓahrān] and 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. .

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The papers are arranged in rough chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Coll 7/27(1) 'Muscat: Purchase of arms from America for Sultan' [‎107v] (18/30), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/2195/2, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100036000720.0x00000f> [accessed 20 September 2019]

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