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'File 6/1 Foreign Interests: American Mission at Muscat' [‎74r] (147/210)

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The record is made up of 1 file (103 folios). It was created in 27 Dec 1908-6 Jun 1935. 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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So. /I 2, of 1930.
olitic 1 gency & Coneulite.
,f uecat # 13th December 1930.
The Council of Ministers to Hie Highness
the Tultan of Hue cat ;. nd Oman,
After Compliments.
With reference to rqy interview with
Your onours this morning. I informed x.
Vcn Peureem of what you informed me, that
is to ery that the widow of the deceased,
m rrash, need not go to the house of her
brother, but must do her mourning in the
house of her mother-in-law, that you will
take care of her safety especially from
any danger from her brother, that you will
also pay the expenses of the widow who
is a poor woman and cannot work while
mourning, and that you will arrange for a
house for her mother-in-law if she has
not got one already.
This afternoon Mr. Van Peureem with
Dr. Ptorm, Mrs. Van reursem, and ' f ies
TTosmon, i.e. the American missionaries
here, have come to see me. I repet ted
to them what I told Mr. Van Pourscm.
Hr. Van Peursem and I r. Ptorm would like,
however, to have a personal interview
with you. T f you would like to see them
plerse arrange direct with them.
I am giving a copy of this letter
to ir. Van eureem.

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This file contains correspondence concerning matters related to the American Mission at Muscat including the movements and activities of its members and its desire to establish a hospital in Matrah [Muttrah].

Much of the correspondence is between officials at 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. and the British Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. & Consulate in Muscat but the file also contains a limited amount of correspondence from members of the American Mission, US diplomatic officials, the Muscat Council of Ministers and Sayyid Faysal bin Turki Al Bu Sa‘id, the Sultan of Muscat and Oman. Some of the letters from Sayyid Faysal are in Arabic (with English translations).

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1 file (103 folios)

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

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 105; 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. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'File 6/1 Foreign Interests: American Mission at Muscat' [‎74r] (147/210), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/145, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 10 December 2023]

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