Persian Gulf, Persian, and Zanzibar Affairs

IOR/L/PS/5/397, ff 1a-183

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The record is made up of 1 item (184 folios). It was created in 30 Aug 1841. 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 of the volume consists of Enclosures to a Despatch from the Government of Bombay Secret Department to the Secret Committee, Number 67 of 1841, dated 30 August 1841. The enclosures are dated 12 April to 30 August 1841, and are mostly copies of correspondence relating to 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. , Persia [Iran], and Zanzibar.

The correspondence mainly consists of the following: letters from the Resident 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. (Captain Samuel Hennell); reports from the British Agent at Muscat on a mission to Zanzibar (Captain Atkins Hamerton); and correspondence between the Acting Secretary to Government, Bombay, and the Secretary to the Government of India. Other correspondents include the Imam of Muscat.

The enclosures relate to subjects including: the state of affairs in Persia; the conduct of a Frenchman, calling himself the Comte de Pron, at Muscat; the suggestion that the European troops at Karrack [Kharg], should be accommodated on board vessels stationed off that Island during the hot Summer months, for health reasons; and other matters relating to Nedgd [Nejd], Bahrein [Bahrain], Aboothabee [Abu Dhabi], Debay [Dubai], and Oman.

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There is an abstract of contents of the despatch, numbered 1-35, on folios 1-6. These numbers are repeated for reference on the last verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. of each enclosure.

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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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IOR/L/PS/5/397, ff 1a-183
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Secret No. 67 of 1841

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30 Aug 1841 (CE, Gregorian)

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