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‘Depredations committed by the Joasmee pirates in violation of the Treaty of Peace concluded with them in 1806. An expedition authorised by the Supreme Government for their suppression.’ [‎122r] (115/200)

The record is made up of 1 item (100 folios). It was created in 21 Mar 1806-30 Aug 1809. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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The item consists mostly of copies of correspondence, minutes and resolutions cited in, or enclosed with, letters to and from the Governments of Bengal and Bombay. It concerns reports of piracy carried out by the Joasmee [ Qawasim One of the ruling families of the United Arab Emirates; also used to refer to a confederation of seafaring Arabs led by the Qāsimī tribe from Ras al Khaima. ], and the deliberations of the governments of Bombay and Bengal over the appropriate response to this issue.

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The primary correspondents are: William Money, Superintendent of the Bombay Marine The navy of the East India Company. ; David Seton, Resident at Muscat; Brigadier General John Malcolm; and Neil Benjamin Edmonstone, Chief Secretary to Government, Fort William.

The title page (f 65) of the item contains the following references: ‘Political No. 12, Season 1809/10, Draft 186’; and ‘Examiner’s Office, October and December 1809’.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description (used for referencing) commences at f 65, and terminates at f 164, as it is part of a larger physical volume; 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.

Pagination: the volume also contains an original pagination sequence.

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‘Depredations committed by the Joasmee pirates in violation of the Treaty of Peace concluded with them in 1806. An expedition authorised by the Supreme Government for their suppression.’ [‎122r] (115/200), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/F/4/288/6503, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100108632066.0x000074> [accessed 10 December 2023]

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