'14/115 V (B 8) ABU MUSA OXIDE QUESTION'
- Native Agent, Lingah (correspondent)
Frank C Strick and Company Limited, shipping company (correspondent)
Correspondence relating to the mining of red oxide on Abu Musa island. Includes the memorandum of the Foreign Office on the matter and the report of Captain Moore. Also discussed are the 'intrigues' of Muhammad Abdullah of Lingah and the Strick company's activities in taking possession of 500 tons of freshly mined oxide. Includes an estimate of costs involved in starting efficient mining operations on Abu Musa Island and a map of the mine with key (folio 92) as well as two other sketch maps of Abu Musa Island.Correspondents include: Major Percy Zachariah Cox, Political Resident, Persian Gulf; Spencer Harcourt Butler, Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign Department, Calcutta; Residency Agent, Lingah; Arshem and Tigranes J. Malcolm; Shaikh Saggar bin Khalid, Chief of Sharjah.
1 volume (322 folios)
The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the rear of the file. The front of the file has an index of list of topics.
Foliation: The foliation system in use is the sequence of numbers appearing in a circle in the top right hand corner of each folio including the covers.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 volume (322 folios)
- Ferric oxide
- Geographic region:
- Abu Musa Island
- DC rights:
- Creative Commons Attribution Licence
Creative Commons Non-Commercial Licence
Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers