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  1. 'File A/7 Draft of slave treaty with Bahrain'

    Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/5, 'File A/7 Draft of slave treaty with Bahrain', Confidential ... 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 ...

    40 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/5 Date(s): 10 Jun 1913-8 Mar 1914
  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. ‘File 5/187 I – Proclamation prohibiting slave trade’

    those around the Persian Gulf. The Government stipulated that the treaty be published each year in those ... The treaty was translated into native languages to aid its wider dissemination., Arranged in chronological ... replies from recipients of the treaty, responding that they have posted or distributed it as requested., ...

    327 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/214 Date(s): 18 Jan 1913-31 Jan 1938
  4. ‘File 5/74 Practice attributed to British authorities of surrendering fugitive slaves’

    to suppress the maritime slave trade in the Persian Gulf region were framed by the numerous treaties that it had signed with rulers in the region in previous decades. These treaties are described in full in C. Aitchison,, Treaties and Engagements Relating to Arabia and the Persian Gulf, (Archive Editions, 1987). Prior ...

    150 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/201 Date(s): 6 Aug 1897-14 May 1900
  5. 'Slavery in the Persian Gulf'

    introduction outlining the legal status of slavery;, treaty engagements of the Arab States of the Gulf, ... of the slave trade;, treaty engagements of Persia - the Anglo-Persian Slavery Convention of 2 March 1882 ...

    4 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/B407 Date(s): 29 Sep 1928
  6. ‘File 5/65 I Question of disposal of emancipated slaves and proposal to check traffic between Muscat, Oman ports and Zanzibar’

    century, the British Government had concluded a host 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 ... Francis Warden, Būshehr, Abū-Shahr, Hormuz Isle, Slave trade, Treaties, Slave emancipation, |Crown ...

    200 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/200 Date(s): 18 Jan 1889-14 Jul 1905
  7. ‘Book 161 1847’ Vol 161 Letters inward

    English version of the Treaty between Great Britain and the Imam of Muscat, dated 2 October 1845 ... the seizure of slave vessels under the terms of the new treaty with the Imam of Muscat, also letters ... Gulf, under the terms of the Treaty between Great Britain and the Imam of Muscat dated 2 October 1845., ...

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

    of the Imam of Muscat to enforce the anti-slavery provisions of his treaty with Great Britain in 1845., ... by the British naval force 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 ...

    44 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/112 Date(s): 1 Mar 1848-21 Dec 1848
  9. ‘File 5/201 Manumission of slaves and rules relating to cases arising out of the pearling industry’

    the authorities (treaties) for manumission, grounds for manumission, and the procedures for manumission. ... Hormuz Isle, Pearl industry and trade, Indentured labour, Slave trade, Treaties, Slave emancipation, ...

    50 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/234 Date(s): 28 Oct 1918-1 Nov 1918
  10. ‘Old Index Book No 159 From January 1848 To December 1848’ Vol 159 Outward letter book, 1848

    treaties with the Arab Maritime Chiefs (folios 72-91, 207-210, 222, 223). During Hennell’s absence from ... could not use Persian vessels to evade the anti-slavery treaties between the British Government ... trade in Muscat by Persian vessels and the interpretation of the anti-slavery treaty between the British ...

    624 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/115 Date(s): 1 Jan 1848-31 Dec 1848