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'File 8/28 MUSCAT STATE AFFAIRS: SIR SAIYID SAEED BIN TAIMUR – QUESTION OF TITLE & LETTERS AFTER SULTAN'S NAME: BI-CENTINARY CELEBRATIONS & ISSUE OF STAMPS' [‎44r] (87/478)

The record is made up of 1 file (237 folios). It was created in 16 Aug 1937-18 Mar 1948. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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This file relates to the position of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman and the commemoration of the bicentenary (written as 'bi-centinary' on the file's cover) of the formation of the Al bu Said [Āl Bū Sa‘īd] dynasty.

Notable correspondents include the following: 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. and Consul, Muscat; 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ; the Sultan of Muscat and Oman [Sa‘īd bin Taymūr Āl Bū Sa‘īd]; the Government of Muscat and Oman's Minister for Foreign Affairs; officials 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 Government of India.

The correspondence includes discussion of the following: the question of how the Sultan should be addressed in official correspondence; the selection of the Sultan's successor; the announcement of the birth of the Sultan's son [Qaboos Āl Bū Sa‘īd] in early December 1940; the precise date of the bicentennial of the Al bu Said dynasty; arrangements for the issuing of commemorative postage stamps for the bicentenary; requests from various correspondents for commemorative stamps; scheduled geological exploratory work in Dhofar [Zufār].

The Arabic language material consists of correspondence between 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. and representatives of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman.

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1 file (237 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file. Circled serial numbers (red for received correspondence; blue for issued correspondence) refer to entries in the notes at the rear 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 239; these numbers are written in pencil 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'File 8/28 MUSCAT STATE AFFAIRS: SIR SAIYID SAEED BIN TAIMUR – QUESTION OF TITLE & LETTERS AFTER SULTAN'S NAME: BI-CENTINARY CELEBRATIONS & ISSUE OF STAMPS' [‎44r] (87/478), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/216, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100056289546.0x000058> [accessed 14 April 2024]

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