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  1. ‘Administration Report on the Persian Gulf Political Residency and Maskat Political Agency for 1904-1905’

    and cholera; the slave trade, with numbers of slaves freed; incidents of piracy; cases of arms trafficking; ... the acquisition and construction of new government buildings; the slave trade, including measures taken to suppress the trade, and numbers of slaves seeking manumission at Muscat; the marriage of the Sultan’s son, ...

    178 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/504 Date(s): 1906
  2. The British in the Gulf: an Overview

    ... was driven by the development of trade and commercial interests. The nature of Britain’s involvement began ...   James Abbott McNeill Whistler, 'Free Trade Wharf', etching, c. 1859. Courtesy of the National ... the surrounding region as well as the trade routes to and from India took on a newfound importance for the EIC. ...

  3. 'File 61/18 I (D 74) Bin Saud: discussion of Persian Gulf questions with'

    They include customs duties, trade relations, nationality and passports for Najd subjects, compensation ... on the Kuwaiti frontier, and the ongoing blockade on Kuwaiti trade imposed by Ibn Sa'ud on his subjects. Much ...

    522 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/596 Date(s): 16 May 1929-4 May 1931
  4. Coll 30/5(3) 'Bahrein [sic] Residency Monthly Letter - Summary of Events'

    economic supplement, quarantine and medical, slave trade, The file includes a divider, which gives a list ...

    253 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3715B Date(s): 16 Feb 1948-25 Feb 1950
  5. Coll 30/5(2) 'Persia Gulf Diaries: Bushire Residency (Persian) 1946'

    the following headings:, movements, local affairs, communications, military, elections, tribal, political, trade ...

    148 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3714 Date(s): Jan 1946-Oct 1947
  6. 'Note on Kuwait'

    are 'promising signs of oil', trade, the American Mission, and education., Archives and Manuscripts, India Office ...

    4 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/B333 Date(s): Oct 1919
  7. Map of Ancient Arabia

    on an island in the Arabian Gulf, enabling him to control the trade of the region and extend his empire (a ...

    1 image in record Ref: 2923 Date(s): 1720
  8. Coll 30/9(2) 'Persian Gulf Annual Administration Reports'

    topics:, Ruling Family, Education, Agriculture, Medical, Oil, Trade, Political Situation, Customs, Public ...

    88 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3720B Date(s): 1 Jun 1949-29 Jun 1949
  9. ‘File 28/37 Dhow launches &c. for war purposes’

    sailing dhows to ply their trade between the Gulf of Aden and India, including an exhortation to the use ... between India and the Gulf ports (chiefly Kuwait, Bahrain and Muscat) as a means of supporting trade ...

    102 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/731 Date(s): 26 Apr 1942-17 Oct 1943
  10. 'CONFIDENTIAL 86/28 - I Vol. D. 173 KUWAIT SULPHUR'

    and for general trade, along with the need to establish new supplies to meet wartime needs., A request ... desire to understand how trade operated in the Persian Gulf and how decisions such as the imposition ...

    448 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/1/697 Date(s): 27 Jan 1940-2 Dec 1945