The Slave Trade between the East Coast of Africa and Various Ports in the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea

IOR/L/PS/5/405, ff 3-29

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The record is made up of 1 item (27 folios). It was created in 30 Mar 1842. 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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This part of the volume consists of copies of enclosures to a despatch from the Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. Secret Department to the Secret Committee Pre-1784, the Committee responsible for protecting East India Company shipping. Post-1784, its main role was to transmit communications between the Board of Control and the Company's Indian governments on matters requiring secrecy. , Number 29 of 1842, dated 30 March 1842. The enclosures are dated 17 January to 30 March 1842, and consist of correspondence concerning the trade in enslaved people between the East Coast of Africa and various ports in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. and the Red Sea.

The correspondence is mainly between the Secretary and Acting Chief Secretary to the Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. and the following: the Officiating Resident in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ; the Secretary to the Government of India; the Advocate General, Bombay; and the Senior Magistrate of Police, Bombay.

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There is an abstract of contents of the despatch, numbered 1-15, on folios 4-6. These numbers are repeated for reference on the verso The back of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'v'. of the last folio of each enclosure.

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IOR/L/PS/5/405, ff 3-29
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No. 29 of 1842

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