'File 9/1 A. Presentation of arms by P.C.L. to Rulers of Trucial Coast'

IOR/R/15/2/1336

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The record is made up of 1 file (43 folios). It was created in 8 Oct 1938-9 Jun 1941. 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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This file contains correspondence between the British 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 and the British 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. at Bushire, as well as with E V Packer, Manager of Petroleum Concessions Limited, and Shaikh ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī of Qatar. Also included within this file are correspondence between the Director of the Bahrain Customs and Port Authority, Gray, Mackenzie and Company Limited, and Messrs. Folsom Arms Co. of New York.These correspondence concern gifts of arms to the Sheikh of Qatar by E V Packer and Petroleum Concessions Limited in 1938, and by Winthrop Rockefeller in 1940 following his visit to Bahrain and Qatar.

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1 file (43 folios)
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Foliation: This file has a foliation number on the front top right hand corner of each page. The number is uncircled.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
Type
Archival file

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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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IOR/R/15/2/1336
Former external reference(s)
English Office File: 9/1 A

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8 Oct 1938-9 Jun 1941 (CE, Gregorian)

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'File 9/1 A. Presentation of arms by P.C.L. to Rulers of Trucial Coast', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1336, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000282.0x000047> [accessed 22 November 2019]

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