File 2182/1913 Pt 9-10 'PERSIAN GULF AND ARABIA NEJD-HEJAZ AFFAIRS 1919'

IOR/L/PS/10/390

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The record is made up of 1 volume (534 folios). It was created in 27 Dec 1918-13 Jan 1920. 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 volume contains parts 9 and 10 of the subject 'Persia Gulf'. It relates to the dispute between Bin Saud [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd] and King Hussein of Hedjaz [Ḥusayn bin ‘Alī al-Hāshimī, King of Hejaz], and Britain's policy towards both. It includes correspondence, not only between Government of India, 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. , Foreign Office, and War Office correspondents, but also between Bin Saud, King Hussein, and various British officials. In addition to correspondence, the volume contains a number of reports on the dispute, as well as minutes of inter-departmental meetings that were held at the Foreign Office during 1919.

Also included in the volume are copies of the 1915 treaty between the British government and Bin Saud, and copies of earlier correspondence between King Hussein and the then High Commissioner, Egypt, Sir Arthur Henry McMahon, dating from July 1915 to January 1916.

Both parts include a divider that 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.

Extent and format
1 volume (534 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

The subject 2182 (Persia Gulf) consists of 8 volumes: IOR/L/PS/10/384-391. The volumes are divided into 12 parts with part 1 comprising the first volume, part 2 comprising the second volume, part 3 comprising the third volume, parts 4-5 comprising the fourth volume, part 6 comprising the fifth volume, parts 7-8 comprising the sixth volume, parts 9-10 comprising the seventh volume, and parts 11-12 comprising the eighth volume.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for reference) commences at the inside front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 536; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located at 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 2-535; these numbers are also written in pencil and circled, but are crossed through.

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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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Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/10/390
Former external reference(s)
P 2182/1913 Pt 9-10

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27 Dec 1918-13 Jan 1920 (CE, Gregorian)

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