File 619/1907 Pt 2 'Arms Traffic:- Muscat dhows. "Kadra" case.'
- Political Resident, Persian Gulf (correspondent)
Political Agent and Consul, Muscat (correspondent)
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (correspondent)
Foreign Office (correspondent)
Sultan of Muscat and Oman, Āl Bū Sa'īd Dynasty (correspondent)
HM Ambassador to Italy (correspondent)
Italian Consul-General, Aden (correspondent)
Minister for Foreign Affairs (correspondent)
The volume discusses an alleged arms trafficking incident which occurred in December 1908. The El Khadra, a dhow owned by Mubarak bin Khamis, a subject of Muscat, was seized by Italian authorities off the coast of Ras Hafun [Raas Xaafuun] on charges of arms trafficking.The volume includes the negotiations between the British and Italian Governments to find an acceptable resolution to the situation. A settlement was reached and the boat returned to its owner in July 1911.The principal correspondents in the volume include the Political Agent and Consul at Muscat (Robert Erskine Holland, and Arthur Prescott Trevor); the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf (Percy Zachariah Cox); the Viceroy of India (Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto); the Italian Agent at Muscat (Umberto Omar); the Italian Vice-Consul at Aden (Renato Piacentini); the British Ambassador to the Court of Italy (Sir James Rennell Rodd, 1st Baron Rennell); the Secretaries of State for Foreign Affairs (Sir Edward Grey) and India (Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe); and the Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs (Tommaso Tittoni, Guido Fusinato, and Antonino Paternò-Castello, marchese di San Giuliano).This is part 2 of 10. Each part includes a divider which gives the subject and part numbers, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references contained in that part by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.
1 volume (398 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.The subject 619 (Arms Traffic) consists of 7 volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/110-116. The volumes are divided into 10 parts with parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 comprising one volume each, parts 6, 7, 8, and 9 comprising the sixth volume and part 10 comprising the seventh volume.
Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 398; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio.The front cover, along with one leading flyleaf, has not been foliated. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 volume (398 folios)
- Arms traffic
- Geographic region:
Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers