'File 11/1 Correspondence re - SLAVE TRAFFIC AND Kidnapping etc: of Slaves (including Proclamations)'
- Kuwait Political Agency (correspondent)
Muscat Political Agency and Consulate (correspondent)
The file contains copies of covering letters and extracts of the 1873 Slave Trade Proclamation sent between 1926 and 1938. The letters were sent by Political Residency staff to British representatives in the political agencies in Muscat, Bahrain and Kuwait. The file contains five copies of the extracts of the Proclamation prohibiting slave trade, in five languages (English, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Urdu). The file also includes copies of letters requesting investigations into the kidnapping of a young male slave in Karachi (folios 1C-6).
1 file (38 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.
Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 31; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio. The file contains seven foliation anomalies: f 1a, f 1b, f 1c, f 18a, f 25a, f 26a and f 27a.
- 1 file (38 folios)
- Slave Trade Act (1873)
- Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library