'Political Department 1854/55 Bushire Residency Persia and Persian Coast'
The file contains letters mainly received by the Resident in the Persian Gulf regarding Persia and the Persian coast of the Gulf, from the Secretaries to the Government at Bombay Castle. There are also two documents which become part of the file at a later stage, in 1856; they were both proclamations by the Political Agent with the Field Force and Resident in the Persian Gulf at the time, Felix Jones.The subjects of the file include: the British occupation of Bushire and the Island of Kharg; opium trade (including copies of earlier documents); employment and career progression of native servants; the Battle of Alma.
1 file, 6 items (51 folios)
Foliation: the foliation is written in pencil, circled, and can be found in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio.The numbering begins on the first page, on number 1, and runs through to 51, ending on the final page.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 file, 6 items (51 folios)
- Anglo-Persian War (1856-1857)
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Battle of Alma (1854)
- Geographic region:
- Karrack (island)
- DC rights:
- Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers