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    with the Earl of Crewe that it would be useless to conclude treaties with the Katr sheikhs ; and with reference ...

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    conclusion of a treaty with the Sheikh or Sheikhs ot tea r. ^ With regard to the general question ot our ...

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    this arises is the desirability of concluding a treaty with a Sheikh or Sheikhs of the El Katr peninsula ...

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    In return he is assured^of the “good offices of the British Government” towards himself, his heirs, ... have two secret Agreements with the Sheikh. By the first, dated 23rd January 1899, he binds “ himself ... of the Sheikh to the Turkish Government, will require “ the careful attention of Your Excellency.” (Secret ...

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    that the Sheikh’s claim to the island of Warba is not indisputable, and as recently as March last Government ... to raise the question (S. 3130/10). As regards the Turkish flag, it should be explained that the Sheikh ... of the Sheikh of Koweit ” (Foreign Office letter, 24th August 1901, S. 2251/01). The proposal was pressed later ...

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    visit of man-of-war to Koweit and Khor Abdullah ; (c) contribution by British Government of Rs. 500 ... been inclined to go somewhat further. In January 1902 H.M.S. Pomone landed guns to protect the Sheikh ... Majesty’s Government, while refusing to give the Sheikh guns for his own use, under took to defend ...

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    the importance which we attach to the effective “ assertion of the Sheikh’s territorial claims to Bubiyan.” ... instituted as to the basis of the Sheikh’s claims to Warba. It appeared, that these were not very strong, ... The Government of India reported in September 1908 that the Sheikh was not at the time anxious to move ...

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    Majesty’s Government had to press for his withdrawal. The Turks dismissed him, but appointed a local sheikh ...

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    into relations with, receive the representative of, or cede territory to any foreign power. (Secret letter No 77 ... upon a detailed review of British relations with the Sheikh of Bahrein and the Trucial Chiefs, since ... of the Sheikh of Bahrein to the island, but also on the fact that it is situated some distance to the south east ...

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    miles inland from Ujair). _ ^ It remains to consider the question of a treaty with the Katr Sheikh ...

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    presumably, mean that we should support the Sheikh b}^ force in the question of the registration of his ...

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    From Secretary of State to Viceroy, Foreign Department, 12th October 1910. (Repeated to Bushire.) Foreign Secret In connection with a despatch it is desired to post to onstantmople 16th instant at latest, please reply if possible to my telegram of the 30th ultimo, regarding Sheikh of Koweit’s Fadaghia ...

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    to prevent Turkish designs, were strongly in favour of concluding with Sheikh Ahmed-bin-Thani, de facto Chief of El Katr and heir of Sheikh Jasim (who was then over 80 years of age), an Agree ment on the lines ...

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    of Bussorah to deprive Sheikh Abdul Bahman of Sir N. O’Conor, his character of Mudir of Wakra. The Yali ... to interview Sheikh Jasim on the Wakra situa tion. He was informed that the Sheikh had, in 1898, abdicated in favour of his brother, Ahmed- bin-Thani, who was therefore in effect Sheikh of El Katr, and accepted ...

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    of the yearly salary or subsidy which he had for many years received from the Turkish Government as Sheikh ... Treaty with January 28, 190u. Sheikh Ahmed-bin-Thani of El Khtr. They recommended that an Agreement should be made with Sheikh Ahmed on the lines of that 4 r /L concluded in 1868 with Sheikh Mahomed-bin- ...

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    there ; that the Sheikh of Bahrein had protested to His Majesty s Government against this occupation, his father having ... not propose to enter upon a detailed review of British relations with the Sheikh of Bahrein amd the Trucial ... not only on the title of the Sheikh of Bahrein to the island, but also on the fact that it is situated some ...

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    tment to which the Sheikh of Koweit has been subjected by Suleiman Nazif Bey, the late Vali of Bussorah, ... at a price of £ T. 48,000 which was duly paid down. When, however, Sheikh Mubarek took steps to register ... to instigate the vendor of the Fedaghia property to impugn Sheikh Mubarek’s title. The vendor remonstrated ...

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    4 -— >»— ■ < ,mm Nazif Bey, it is true, finally accepted Sheikh Khazal’s explanations and agreed ... of the Sheikh’s wife and the destruction of his mother’s house, or to pay any compensation for the losses suffered by the Sheikh in consequence of the unjustifiable bombardment of Zain. Further, at the very moment when he wa^T ...

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    question, and cannot say whether [?] mudir went. Resident at Bushire says that he instructed Sheikh Abu ...

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    Bthabl, of which it forme the weetem limit. Ah Their tvordehipe ore aware, the Sheikh of Abo T'thuht ...

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    September to Tehran : Turkey and the Sheikh of Mohammerah]. Minister of the Interior informed me yesterday ... to the sheikh ; under the circumstances it may be advisable to postpone any communication to the Porte with reference to the agreement with the sheikh. (Sent to Tehran.) ...

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    action of the , b® ' shlwecf a deter® with the Sheikh of Mohammerah and m the bombardment of Zein showed ...

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    an consulting his colleagues, does not give categorical instructions for the non-mter eren ofX Turkish local ... waters, the status of the Sheikh of Ivoweit, and^ his influence and position as regards the Mumtefik, Ibn ... . As regards Koweit and Sheikh Mubarek’s sphere of _ influence, His Majesty s Government in 1902 contended ...

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    that a treaty should be negotiated with Sheikh Ahmed, but this course was deprecated by my predecessor, Sir N. ...

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    to assure himself of the precise state of the relations at present existing between Sheikh Jasim bin Thani and the inhabitants of Wakra. 3. He will also endeavour to induce Sheikh Esa to take steps to deter tribesmen ...

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    him that their tribe had arrived at an amicable and satisfactory settlement with Sheikh Jasim bin ...

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    opportunity of communicating again with Sheikh Shahm bin Too, please inform liim casually as if from yourself ... a satisfactory settlement between Sheikh Jasim and the A1 bu Ainian of Wakra. No. 15, dated Basrah, the 1st ...

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    of the Al-bu-Ainain tribe there, and the other to the address of Sheikh Jasim-bin-Thani, contents of which are not yet ...

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    tribe of Wakra Katar visited Mahir Pasha, Mutessarif of Hassa, and informed him that their tribe had arrived at an amicable and satisfactory settlement with Sheikh Jasim-bin-Thani, and that they had no fears now of being further molested by the Maadhidh tribe. The Mutessarif replied that he was very glad ...

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    the Acting British Consul at Bussorah, in which he stated that the Acting Yali had told him Sheikh Abdul ...

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    of the leading sent his nephew Khalid-bin-JVlona & . , j)oha. Sheikh Jasim men of the Al-bu-Ainain tr.bi, ^hese ... the honour to report that Sheikh Shahin-bin-Toq, Headman of the Al-bu-AiMin teihe m Bahrein, has ... them by Sheikh Jasim-bm-Ihani and his son Sheikh Abdurrahman, and that their decision to keep ...

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    is reported that Sheikh Jasim bin Thani rode from Lusail to Doha and thence sent his nephew Khalid bin ... at Doha. Sheikh Jasim reminded them of the old-stand ing amity and friendship between the Maadhidh, Sheikh ... by the old Sheikh, and have decided to remain at Wakra as before. Sheikh Abdur Rahman has since visited ...

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    to bring about a satisfactory understanding between the tribe and Sheikh Jasim, it would he additionally ...

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    of Abu Thabi. 2 . -men I was last at Abu fhabi Sheikh Saeed revived this question in connection ... in flank on his way do™. I reminded the Sheikh of the letter which I had rec ently he would with Odeid ...

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    f » , AJt the ?ersirn Gulf. Political Resident in recently addressed to 8.11 the Tmcisl Sheikhs including v hinself, informing them hjr direction that the Government of ^ India would not view ... also of the communication received from the letter hy Sheikh "oht rek repufllf ting eny intention ...

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    September 1906, regarding the Sheikh of Abu Thobi's request that he may he permitted to reoecupy Odeid. 2. ... the reoccupation of o&eid hy Sheikh Said, and you are authorised to reply to him, as you propose, that while ...

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    satisfactory agreement at more opponun therefore prefer following sc erne . iptt Pr to Political Agent Sheikh Ahmad should he encourage o w^ chieftainship has saying that, owing f inform us that he, like Sheikh ... d would r « lome me’asure of control over Sheikh’s maritime relations with foreigneis. Please telegraph ...

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    O'Conor to the proposed Agreement with the Sheikh of El Katr on the lines of the Agreements ... witn Sheikh Mahomed bin Sanee of El Katr in 18o8. Lord Lansdowne does not think that there would be any advantage in adopting this course. ±he Agreement of 1368 with Sheikh Mahomed is practical ly identical ...

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    It is to provide against similar encroachments or interference that an Agreement with the Sheikh of El Katr is now ... of the obsolete Agreement of 1868 with Sheikh Ja- sin does not in the letter constitute a disturb ance of tne ...

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    for the conclusion of o, protectorate treaty Ahmed bin Thani of ^ A copy of the Agreement of 1868 with Sheikh ... with Sheikh Ahmed, will be found inAitohison'sTreaties, X, pace 138- Xhat may re observed, was not renewed in 1882 when, after the death of Sheikh Mahomed, a request ...

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    request for its Gontimumoe reoeivcd refused by the Government of India on the ground that Sheikh ... letter6f the Hist apparently consider it essential for from his son, Sheikh Jasin, was Po. 77: copy sent to F*0. 18 7f ay 1804. last, that an Agreement should be entered into with Sheikh Ahmed with the Trucial ...

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    given in the Viceroy's telegram, to lie on the side of concluding an Agreement with Sheikh Ahmed. ... a renewal of the Agreement entered into with Sheikh Ahmea's predecessor in 1868. ...

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    Monahan reporting that, according to the Acting Yali of Bussorah, Sheikh Abdul Hah man has now been ... to the effect that the t had communicated to Sheikh Abdul Rahman at Wakra the orders of the Imperial Ottoman Govermnc-i ^ to me in conversation that Sheikh Ahdul Rahman has now been finally and definitely deprived ...

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    the Government of India, subject of the proposal to conclude a protectorate treaty with Sheikh From ditto, dated ... of the proposed agreement with Sheikh Ahmed is warranted by the delay of the Turkish Govern ment in cancelling ... of Bahrein and the Pirate Coast. The absence of any agreement with the Sheikh may prove, in certain ...

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    of your views by telegraph before authority is given to you to conclude an agreement with Sheikh Ahmed, ...

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    into relations with, (2) receive the representatives of, or (3) cede te ™sdegardsdh(Trisk S of foreign ... from the Government of India, recommending that an agreement should be entered into with Sheikh ... assured of support against Turkish encroachment. Sheikh Ahmed would be under no necessity to appeal ...

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    for concluding an agreement with the Sheikh of El Katr, similar to the arrangements with the Trucial Chiefs. Sir N. O’Conor does not consider that it would be possible to justify a convention with the Sheikh of El ... with Sheikh of El Katr. The arrangement proposed is one similar to that made with the Trucial Chiefs in 1892, ...

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    express the opinion, in which Mr. Brodrick concurs, that the position of the Sheikh is sufficiently ... place, I do not think it is possible to justify a Convention with Sheikh Ahmed-bin-Thani, of El Katr, ... X should also remind them that it was only a continuance of the Agree ment made in 1868 with Sheikh ...

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    to advocate a Convention with the Sheikh of Katr, Ahmed-bin-Thani, as there are others far more competent ... and supported by England, to avenge the murder of Sheikh Selman, committed by the Almurrah tribe m revenge ... at Koweit and to attach a Resident to the Sheikh; and that we are at the same time insisting upon ...

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    ^ 0 * (Secret, External) of the elude ^protectorate 3/y wM^he 31st March !ast - 1 forward here - Sheikh of El ... to conclude a protectorate treaty with Sheikh Foreign Office, dated 18th Maj * To 1904. From ditto, dated 18th ... that the conclusion of the proposed agreement with Sheikh Ahmed is warranted by the delay of the Turkish Govern ment ...

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