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Coll 30/9(2) 'Admin. Reports of the Persian Gulf - 1945 -' [‎413r] (825/1148)

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The record is made up of 1 file (572 folios). It was created in 18 Aug 1941-31 Jul 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .


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(a) Hii-LncB^ w^/.ylu bln Taxagy *
3 xc'jpi# for a v-aiX. to lULLia lu Cctoter to oee axe
fatiior the Multan spint the whoa.o of tue ye<s.r in Diiofax’.
Thi^ province he nanugec aa a well run private estate and,
at the oaat thus, avoiua the tediun of Muscat weather aiid
1 Muscat polltics. He has throughout, however, provided his
prerogatives and prejudicea ure respected, been willing
and effective in rendering help in our* interests when
ashed. His son, Sayyid Qaboos is now two years old.
(b) Sayyid Rhahab bin Faisal .
He has continued to act as Minister for External
Affairs and for the Sultan in so far as anyone car. be said
to be allowed to act for a ru-er who allows no one other
than himself to naka a decision of any importance, fithin
the authority which the Sultan has granted him Sayyid
Shahab has been very helpful even while avoiding, with the
greatest agility the possibility of taking any responsibil
ity. Hie hot temper, Jealousy of his position, and
inability to work with, or even to like, most other men
make relations v/ith him peculiar.
(c) daw id Ahmad bin Ibrahim.
He has continued at Minister for Internal Affairs
but has not been prominent during the ysar.
bin Mohammad bin Turki .
Has continued as tf&li of Birkah.
( 3 ) Gayyld Tar in bin Taimur . The enthusiasm for his
work in the Muscat infantry mentioned in the last report
seamed to decline during the year and in October he was
sent to Join a course of training for the Imperial Police
at Vellore in the Madras Presidency The name given to each of the three divisions of the territory of the East India Company, and later the British Raj, on the Indian subcontinent. . No report has yet
been received as to his progress there.

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This file consists of copies of the annual 'Administration Reports of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ' prepared by the Political Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in Bushire for the years 1939-1945.

These annual reports are divided up into a number of separate reports for different geographical areas, usually as follows:

These separate reports are themselves broken down into a number of sub-sections that vary according to each report, but include the following topics:

  • Personnel
  • Visitors
  • Foreign Representatives
  • British Interests
  • Local Administration
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Military
  • Aviation
  • Political Situation
  • Trade
  • Medical
  • Meteorological

The reports are all introduced by a short review of the year written by 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. .

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1 file (572 folios)

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

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 574; 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. Additional foliation sequences are present in parallel between ff 1-571; these numbers are written in pencil or crayon and, where circled, are crossed through.

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