'File 5/C Kuwait Najd Boundary' [11v] (22/468)
The record is made up of 1 volume (231 folios). It was created in 1 Nov 1920-24 Feb 1923. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.
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The volume comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, printed reports, and notes for the period from November 1920 to February 1923 relating to the Kuwait/Najd boundary.
The main topics discussed include:
- The attack on Jahra by the Ikhwan
- Bahrain Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. Mission to Ibn Sa`ud, 1920
- Ikhwan raids
- Kuwait Mission to Ibn Sa`ud, 1921
- Death of Shaikh Salim, 1921
- Boundary settlement
The volume includes an index (folio 232) which lists topics including: air reconnaissance; boundary, Kuwait-Iraq; Chasib mission; Council for Kuwait; letters with Ibn Sa'ud; trade with Najd.
The principal correspondents in the volume include: the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Bahrain; the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Kuwait (James Carmichael More); the Civil Commissioner in Mesopotamia, Baghdad (Arnold Talbot Wilson).
- Extent and format
- 1 volume (231 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume.
- Physical characteristics
Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 233; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 2-232; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.
A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.
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- English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
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