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'File 8/29 MUSCAT STATE AFFAIRS: ACTIVITIES OF SAIYID TAIMUR BIN FAISAL' [‎21r] (41/130)

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The record is made up of 1 file (63 folios). It was created in 12 Feb 1936-20 Feb 1946. It was written in English and Arabic. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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Th« first line of this Telegram contain* the following
particular* in the order named
prefni Letters and Number of Mess*(e, Office of Origin, Number of
Words, Date, Time handed in »isd Official instructions—if any.
ITinted in England. Aug 1941.
(9,000 pads)
Vu\ O/iT
CABLE AND WIRELESS LIMITED.
(iNCORPORArED IN ENOLANO.)
QM173/C S/0 49 NIL 1820 KR ANTEN
LC SAIYID SHIHAB MUSCAT
FOLLOWING FOR THE SULTAN BEGINS RECEIVED TODAY YOUR
LETTER DATED 19 TH RAMDHAN NO ANY LETTER BEFORE THIS
' TOP I HAVE' FIXED MY INTENTION TO VISIT YOU AT MUSCAT
IN THE END OF NOVEMBER SHABIB SENDS.HIS RESPECTS TO
YOU MY BBEST WISHES TO QABOOS
ALSAID
1
Vv.
MARK YOUR REPLY "Itia Jm/ieSuaCl
L X
NO ENQUIRY RESPECTING THIS TELEGRAM CAN BE ATTENDED TO WITHOUT PRODUCTION OF THIS COPY.

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This file relates to the activities of Sir Sayid Taimur bin Faisal [Taymūr bin Fayṣal bin Turkī Āl Sa‘īd], former Sultan of Muscat and Oman.

The correspondence reports on the ex-Sultan's business interests and on his travels under the alias T F T Al Said. Most of the correspondence covers the period 1943-1946 and concerns arrangements for Sayid Taimur bin Faisal's visits to Muscat. There is no material covering the period 1937-1939.

Notable correspondents include the following: 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. and Consul, Muscat; 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ; the Sultan of Muscat and Oman [Sa‘īd bin Taymūr Āl Bū Sa‘īd]; officials of the Government of India's Foreign and Political (later External Affairs) Department.

The Arabic language material consists of correspondence received by 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. from the Sultan (English translations are also present).

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1 file (63 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file. Circled serial numbers (red for received correspondence) refer to entries in the notes at the rear 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 65; 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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'File 8/29 MUSCAT STATE AFFAIRS: ACTIVITIES OF SAIYID TAIMUR BIN FAISAL' [‎21r] (41/130), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/217, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100099069598.0x00002a> [accessed 14 April 2024]

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