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  1. Letter from William Bruce, Acting Resident at Bushire to John Elphinstone, Accountant General, Bombay

    The letter is acknowledging the receipt of an invoice for woollens shipped to Bushire. It also contains a query from William Bruce as to whether the wool in question is intended for use by the British Mission to Persia, or the Persian Government. English L ...

    2 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/12, f 57 2 Date(s): 25 Jun 1811
  2. 'Karun River: Memorandum by Mr Baring'

    The memorandum is a response from Walter Baring to Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson's argument that the potential benefits of opening up the Karun [Kārūn] River to steam navigation are outweighed by the potential problems (see IOR/L/PS/18/C35). It argues that ...

    4 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/C36 Date(s): 20 Sep 1882
  3. 'File 6/35 Municipal Proclamations and Resolutions'

    The file contains public notices issued by the Municipalities of Manama and Muharraq, and the Government of Bahrain. Also contained within the file is correspondence relating to the matters the notices are concerned with. This correspondence is between the ...

    146 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1250 Date(s): 14 Dec 1929-7 Sep 1950
  4. Letter no.284 of 1853 from Captain Arnold Kemball, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Arthur Malet, Chief Secretary of the Government, Bombay

    The letter concerns questions of responsibility on the part of Muhammed bin Khalifa of Bahrain, for breaches of the maritime peace committed by tribes on the Guttur [Qatar] coast. The letter encloses a translation of a letter sent by Sheikh Mahomed beh Khu ...

    10 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/138, ff 56-60 Date(s): 21 Sep 1853
  5. ‘Report on the administration of the Persian Gulf Political Residency and Muscat Political Agency for the years 1876-77.’

    Administration report of the Persian Gulf Residency and Muscat Political Agency for 1876-77, published by Authority at the Foreign Department Press, Calcutta [Kolkata], 1877, and forming part of the Selections from the Records of the Government of India, F ...

    125 images in record Ref: IOR/V/23/29, No 138 Date(s): 1877
  6. Dane Collection: 'Photographs of Lord Curzon's tour in the Persian Gulf, November, 1903'.

    Genre/Subject Matter: The album contains topographical views and photographs recording the tour of the Persian Gulf by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon, undertaken to uphold British interests in the region. The prints are firmly mounted on embrittled card ...

    67 images in record Ref: Photo 49/1 Date(s): Nov 1903
  7. Letter from Lewis Pelly, Mount Aboo [Ābu] to Sir Charles Hall, the Chief Clerk to the Vice Chancellor

    Letter regarding Pelly's purchase of the property Cuckoo Hall Farm, Edmonton and a potential delay in payment for the property being received by the Court of Chancery owing to the death of Narayn Vasedes and Pelly's finances being tied up in the deceased's ...

    2 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/70, ff 27v-28 Date(s): 17 Aug 1874
  8. Letter from Philip Durham Henderson, Government of India, Simla to Colonel Lewis Pelly, Officiating Agent to the Governor General for Rajpootana [Rājasthān]

    Letter informing Pelly that the Rajpootana [Rājasthān] Chief's will be permitted to leave Agra as soon as the Durbar is over and that he should hint to them that the earlier they depart the better. English Latin East India Company, the Board of Control, th ...

    4 images in record Ref: Mss Eur F126/71, ff 112-113 Date(s): 27 Oct 1873
  9. Letter from John MacLeod, Resident in the Persian Gulf, to Captain Robert Taylor, Political Agent, Bassora [Basra]

    MacLeod informs Taylor that the Shaikh of Bushere [Bushire] has agreed to modifications in the regulations regarding pilots, the details of which are enclosed. He requests Taylor's assistance in deliberating any disputes that may occur between the masters ...

    3 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/27, ff 22-23 Date(s): 1 Sep 1823
  10. 'Final Record of a Meeting Held at the Foreign Office on Thursday October 5th [1933] to Discuss Relations between His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom and the Sheikh of Koweit'

    This is a printed memorandum containing a record of a meeting held at the Foreign Office on 5 October 1933 to discuss relations between Great Britain and the Sheikh of Koweit [Kuwait], Aḥmad bin Jābir Āl Ṣabāḥ, particularly in regards to Ibn Saud [‘Abd al- ...

    50 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/B427 Date(s): 11 Oct 1933