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File 815/1917 Pt 4 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Beacon at Ras-al-Arz.' [‎93v] (8/56)

The record is made up of 1 item (27 folios). It was created in 11 Feb 1922-14 Jul 1932. 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 part contains interdepartmental correspondence relating to the rebuilding of the beacon at Ras-al-Arz, Kuwait (also written in the correspondence as Koweit), following its collapse in February 1922. Later correspondence discusses the maintenance of the light at Ras-al-Arz and how it should be financed. The correspondence also touches on the more general issue of financing lighting and buoying 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. .

Notable correspondents include the following: the Viceroy of India; the Secretary of State for India; 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. ; 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. , the Foreign Office, the Treasury, the Government of India's Marine Department, the Government of India's Department of Commerce, and the Government of India's Foreign and Political Department.

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File 815/1917 Pt 4 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Beacon at Ras-al-Arz.' [‎93v] (8/56), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/661/2, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100079404357.0x0000bf> [accessed 12 November 2019]

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