Political Situation in the Persian Gulf [348r] (391/461)
The record is made up of 1 item (228 folios). It was created in 24 Oct 1827-11 Sep 1828. 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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The item consists of copies of correspondence regarding issues requiring the attention of 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. , 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. . These include:
- A complaint from the Shaikh of Bushire concerning undelivered goods from a British ship, the Duke of Bedford
- Ships from the Gulf arriving at ports in India without proper documentation
- Incidences of piracy in the Gulf
- The possibility of war between the emirates of Sharjah and Abu Dhabi
- A tour of the Gulf by the Resident and a potential visit to Bombay [Mumbai, India]
- The staffing and finances of the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India.
- An overview by the Resident of the state of the British naval forces in the Gulf
- Precautions in the Gulf following an outbreak of plague in Baghdad, Iraq.
The correspondence consists mainly of letters between the Government of Bombay and 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. . Other correspondents include the Senior Marine Officer 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. and the Imam of Muscat.
The bulk of the item dates from October 1827-September 1828, but a copy of a letter dated 25 August 1807 is included for reference.
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the item.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 153 and terminates at the last folio with 380; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the bottom right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.
Pagination: the volume also contains an original pagination sequence.
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