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The record is made up of 1 item (4 folios). It was created in 27 Nov 1871-30 Jan 1872. 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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Letter and Enclosure to HM Secretary of State for India, dated 27 December 1871, concerning the formal recognition of Syud Toorkee [Sayyid Turkī bin Sa‘īd Āl Bū Sa‘īd] as Ruler of Muscat.

The main correspondents are Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis Pelly, 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. ; and Major Edward Charles Ross, Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. and Consul, Muscat.

The papers record that the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , the officers of HMS Bullfinch , and 'all the English gentlemen at present in Muscat' were received by the new Sultan, and that a twenty-one gun salute was fired by the Bullfinch .

The papers also contain a copy of a letter from Syud Toorkee.

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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/5/268, ff 663-666
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Political No. 221 of 1871

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27 Nov 1871-30 Jan 1872 (CE, Gregorian)

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Formal Recognition of Sayyid Turkī bin Sa‘īd Āl Bū Sa‘īd as Ruler of Muscat, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/5/268, ff 663-666, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/mirador/81055/vdc_100084589627.0x000001> [accessed 14 December 2019]

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