'PERMISSION FOR HINDU TRADERS TO VISIT QATIF'
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The record is made up of 1 file (9 folios). It was created in 18 Feb 1932-1 Jul 1932. It was written in English. 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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This file concerns the ability of Hindu traders to access the ports of Qatif [al-Qaṭīf] and Jubail [al-Jubayl] on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia. Correspondents include: Captain Charles Geoffrey Prior, 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. at Bahrain; Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Vincent Biscoe, Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. at Bushire; and Sir Andrew Ryan, His British Majesty's Minister at Jedda. There are also copies of correspondence between Ryan and Shaikh Yusuf Yasin [Yūsuf Yāsīn], Saudi Arabian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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- 1 file (9 folios)
The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the file. File notes appear at the rear of the file.
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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover and terminates at the back cover; 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 also present in parallel between ff 3-174; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence.
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- 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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- Confidential File: 11/17
- 18 Feb 1932-1 Jul 1932 (CE, Gregorian)
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'PERMISSION FOR HINDU TRADERS TO VISIT QATIF', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/477, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000241.0x0002ac> [accessed 29 March 2020]
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- 'PERMISSION FOR HINDU TRADERS TO VISIT QATIF'
- front, front-i, 2r:10v, back-i, back
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