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Pol Ext 8579/49 'Declassification of maps of Muscat: request from Persian Gulf Residency, Bahrain' [‎5v] (11/17)

The record is made up of 1 file (6 folios). It was created in 7 Nov 1949-24 Nov 1949. 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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This file contains correspondence relating to the declassification of maps detailing Muscat, created by the Government of India, which were requested by 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. Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in Bahrain . The main correspondents are the Bahrain Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , the Commonwealth Relations Office and the Foreign Office.

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1 file (6 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 8, 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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Pol Ext 8579/49 'Declassification of maps of Muscat: request from Persian Gulf Residency, Bahrain' [‎5v] (11/17), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1427, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 29 March 2020]

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