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  1. ‘File 5/187 I – Proclamation prohibiting slave trade’

    replies from recipients of the treaty, responding that they have posted or distributed it as requested. The volume also contains two copies of the treaty (folios 93 and 148). The treaty is printed in five ... translation of the treaty. In response, Prideaux arranges for an improved Arabic translation be sent to him ...

    327 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/214 Date(s): 18 Jan 1913-31 Jan 1938
  2. Britain’s Ineffectual Efforts to Suppress the Slave Trade

    ... Inadequate Treaties It was clear to naval officers in the Indian Navy’s Persian Gulf Historically used ... suppression treaties between the British Government, the Persian Government and the various Arab sheikhdoms were limited in scope and open to abuse. Moreover, Britain’s treaties restricted their intervention ...

  3. Manumission, Not Abolition: British Mediations over Slavery in the Gulf

    ... The British Government signed slave trade prohibition treaties with the Sultans of Zanzibar and Muscat, ... where treaties had been signed with the British government, who had been enslaved after the date of the signed treaty, were considered to be illegally enslaved, and eligible for manumission. Slaves who had been ...

  4. ‘File 5/74 Practice attributed to British authorities of surrendering fugitive slaves’

    to be manumitted, irrespective of whether their case merited manumission according to the Treaty signed ... Hormuz Isle Slave trade Treaties Slave emancipation Correspondence in the volume is arranged in rough ... were framed by the numerous treaties that it had signed with rulers in the region in previous decades. ...

    150 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/201 Date(s): 6 Aug 1897-14 May 1900
  5. 'File A/7 Draft of slave treaty with Bahrain'

    these difficulties, a new slave trade treaty with the Shaikh of Bahrain was proposed, under instruction from the Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey. Drafts of the new treaty (in English and Arabic, folios 15-18), which was in part based on the 1873 Slave Trade treaty with Muscat and the 1882 Slave Trade Convention with Persia, ...

    40 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/5 Date(s): 10 Jun 1913-8 Mar 1914
  6. ‘Book 161 1847’ Vol 161 Letters inward

    and the Persian Gulf and includes: English version of the Treaty between Great Britain and the Imam of Muscat, ... to the Commanders of Her Majesty’s ships about the seizure of slave vessels under the terms of the new treaty ... made by Captain Lowe, Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf, under the terms of the Treaty between ...

    86 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/116 Date(s): 25 Jan 1847-22 Dec 1847
  7. ‘Book 155 1848’ Vol 155 Letters inward

    to enforce the anti-slavery provisions of his treaty with Great Britain in 1845. Anti-slavery measures: legal ... in the Persian Gulf, in accordance with the terms of the Treaty of 2 October 1845 with the Imam of Muscat and the Treaties concluded by Major Hennell in April and May 1847, with the several Arab Chiefs of the Trucial ...

    44 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/112 Date(s): 1 Mar 1848-21 Dec 1848
  8. 'Slavery in the Persian Gulf'

    of slavery; treaty engagements of the Arab States of the Gulf, including Ibn Saud's [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd’s] cooperation in the suppression of the slave trade; treaty engagements ...

    4 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/B407 Date(s): 29 Sep 1928
  9. ‘File 5/201 Manumission of slaves and rules relating to cases arising out of the pearling industry’

    (treaties) for manumission, grounds for manumission, and the procedures for manumission. The second part ... trade Treaties Slave emancipation Two separate printed reports with their own pagination systems, bound ...

    50 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/234 Date(s): 28 Oct 1918-1 Nov 1918
  10. ‘File 5/65 I Question of disposal of emancipated slaves and proposal to check traffic between Muscat, Oman ports and Zanzibar’

    Francis Warden Būshehr Abū-Shahr Hormuz Isle Slave trade Treaties Slave emancipation The papers ... of slave trade prohibition treaties with the Sultan of Zanzibar and most of the rulers of the Persian Gulf states. These treaties had the effect of dramatically reducing the slave trade between East Africa ...

    200 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/200 Date(s): 18 Jan 1889-14 Jul 1905

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