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    of Iraq Government, and that he will welcome offers of purchase* Sheikh’s tenants have been evicted* ...

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    INDEXED (E 6958/28/93) 4' //cw?. k *vyt> Afy FOREIGN OFFICE, ^W. 1. 1st December, 1938. A i Dear Peel, With reference to your letter P.Z.7194/38 of the 26th October about the felling of a number of date trees on property claimed by the Sheikh of Koweit, I enclose herein for your information copies ...

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    DEPT. INDIA OFFICE In paragraph 2 of -youn-jretter p.z. 7194/58- of*" 4 the 26th October about the felling of a number of date trees on the Sheikh of Koweit’s estates at Pao, you state that you did ...

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    trees on the Sheikh of Koweit’s estates at Fao* I enclose a copy of the letter I have now sent ... the Sheikh should make a j claim against them straight-away* Yours ever. J.P. Gibson, Esq* ...

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    Will you pleecc refer to Fowle's express letters Q/354^of 21st June and 406-S of 19th July shout the felling of a number of dete-trees On the Sheikh of Koweit *8 estates at Fao? 2« I discussed the matter ... that the Jort authorities did not kno* that the land in question was claimed by the Sheikh* It apparently lies ...

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    if this is likely) against the Oovem ent. 5. He feel here that some action should be taken now if the Sheikh's data ...

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    admitted, would be for the Sheikh to apply for his compene&tion by whatever is the normal ... be the institution of legal proceedings, but if the authorities were to dispute the Sheikh's title, then the oistter ... responsibility for the action of their officials, and the Sheikh's remedy is a cleia against the 4udir or Coster, ...

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    An alternative, which you raif;ht conri^er, is that the Sheikh should claim compencation as the owner from ... the Iraqi Government of the position and saying that the Sheikh/ ...

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    Sheikh will let the matter rest till his title la confirmed hy the Land Settlement procedure* an then claim* This woulc * of course, only be worth doinfr if you could make sure that the Fort Authorities would in fact be prepared in principle to pay coraoenaation and free to do so and would not disclaim all ...

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    on the Sheikh of Koweit f s estates at Fao. 2. The Embassy have not yet sent us their comments on Fowle's ... by the Sheikh, It apparently lies outside the bund, which the British forces - to Ward*s own recollection — built ...

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    the Sheikh must certainly have been "jumped" by him since then and a fortiori since 1914. The Port ... that some action should be taken now if the Sheikh’s claim is not to go by default. No doubt, in normal circumstances, the proper course would be for the Sheikh to apply for his compensation by whatever/ 6116 ...

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    be the institution of legal proceedings, but if the authorities were to dispute the Sheikh’s title, then the matter ... before a Court just when we are getting the Iraqis to agree to apply Land Settlement to the Sheikh ... channel. If the Sheikh’s title is so uncertain that he would be ill- advised to go to Court, it would ...

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    add with regard to the last sentence but one of your letter that, in our view, if the Sheikh has ...

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    12 to th e Political Resident in the Persian Gulf [of July 14th: date-gardens]. Before receipt ... that any part of land to be expropriated was in 1914, or is now, in Sheikh’s occupation. Otherwise I do ...

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    C2)^e> Ale coFnr POREIOR OFFICE, S.7.1 (E 4154/28/93). - 1 15th July, 1938. 1938 - • Dear Gibson, 13th July, of which you were sent a copy on 14th July, about the expropriation of part of the Sheikh ... is really being expropriated for public purposes, all we can do is to try and safeguard the Sheikh’s rights ...

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    © 6 ( Iraqis if we can. There is a lav/ in Iraq laying down in detail the procedure to be followed when public authorities desire to expropriate land, and it would be some protection to the Sheikh if we knew that the proper procedure was being followed. these lines. Please let me know if you concur in its ...

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    in the name of the Iraqi Government,, (2) Attempt to prove ownership would open up whole question of Sheikh of Koweit*s rights at Fao, and the Sheikh asks ue to try and defer seizure of this landc 2c Grateful if you ...

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    P.Z.4212/38. Gi Z 'f EXTRACT PROM KUWAIT INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY For the period from 16th to 31st May, 1938. 76. Iraq . (a) Sheikh of Kuwaiti date gardens . The Mudir o' Fao, it is understood hy direction of ohe Basra Port Director^ h .s heen cutting down date trees on three sections of the Shaikh f s estates ...

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    Representative Sheikh of Koweit*s date Bagdad. Gardens in Iraq. The No.16? June 19 ...

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    & i' L. j '/ h Q . <1 vj O j r~“ ! vi C? ^ hr NSheikh of Koweit’s date gardens and in particular the question of the jurisdiction ...

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    13th June, 1935. 6.00 p.m. No ,161. (B). xxxxxxxxxxxxx Your telegram No.155 (of 29th May;: Sheikh ... (of 3lst January). As stated in paragraph 3 of letter of 15th February it might be desirable, but only ... of their repeated promises and of undertakings given by present and late King to validate Sheikh’s title ...

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    2. certain conditions were iulxilled, that nnoikh snoald accept jurisdiction oi Iraci courts in acuions involving title to land in Iraq and therefore accept service oi process in this li.iiited class case, ^a^ this point cannot he taken up with Sheikh until Fadda^hiyah case is out of the v/ay* Addressed ...

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    to the refusal of the Iraq.! Ministry of Justice to confirm the Sheikh^ Power of Attorney to his agent, on the grounds that the Sheikh should not expect to he allowed to Bring cases in the Iraqi Courts as plaintiff so ...

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    m j? 2 (flag B) that it was unnecessary for the Sheikh’s lawyer to have sent the Power of Attorney ... to the charge and enquired how the question of service of judicial documents on the Sheikh now stands, and whether the Sheikh still insists on his refusal to accept service, and since the Iraqis have now repeated ...

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    Lay (E. 3336/82/93) about the Sheikh of KCuvdt and the jurisdiction of the Iraq Courts. 1. We think ... that it is not intended that the Sheikh of Kewgit should willingly accept service of any documents emanating from ...

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    Fara^raioh 5 * First sentence. After "It might he desirable" insert "hut only after settlement of the Faddighiyeh case and". Delete last two sentences and substitute: ", hut this point cannot he taken up with Sheikh until Faddighiyeh case is /• out of the way. He^r.while ^uu fail to bring to the np£±tfe ...

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    INDEX* o " * . (a * A / t ? 1 O J j i (E 33S6/82/93) 31st May, 1935* Dear Grombie With reference to our telephone conversation last night,I send you the draft of a telegram which we have prepared in reply to Clark Kerr’s telegram No. 155 of the £9th May about the Sheikh of Koweit. 2. We shall be glad ...

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    June, , ‘955 -* Li. Your telegram No. 155 /of 29th May: Sheikh of Kovfeit t s date gardens in Ira^/* ... with title question subsequent to Sir Francis Humphrys* despatch No. 64 /of 31st January/• As stated ... and of undertakings given by present and late King to validate Sheikh's title to Faddaghiyah gardens. Please represent ...

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    n«Jr ty February it tmight be desirable ? provided that certain conditions were fulfilled, that Sheikh should accept jurisdiction of Iraqi courts in • « actions involving title to land in Iraq ... T^gent, asking him to ascertain whether Sheikh would be prepared to agree, subject to conditions stated. ...

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    of the 30th January, of the position regarding the Power of Attorney of the agent of the Sheikh of Koweit. 2. ... sovereigns from the jurisdiction, and (2) that the Sheikh of Koweit is a foreign sovereign, we ...

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    (£3 think that in future both we and the Sheikh miwht do well to admit that there is an exception to this mile as that, in future proceedings which fall strictly within this category, the Sheikh should ... courts to take the line that, oecause the Sheikh has not submitted to the jurisdiction in a case which ...

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    and Political Department, lew Delhi. Yes. 1 presume sheikh will hare his General Power of Attorney presented ...

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    NOoC-lSo Unless India Office see any objection, please consult Sheikh regarding (?Foreign Office) ...

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    suggests that the sheikh nay be anxious to include in any Power of Attorney, whether general or specific, ...

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    mail to Government of- IndJ iO '' ^ ^ /> x X . Your aespatch^1059-3 m'30Ui November to Baghdac^ Please ask Dickson to sena "airect translation of ttLe^sdeikn 1 s'general ''Power oJ of^ Attorney referred to in para. lO of his despatch' c-^89 of' 1st November^ a.^ Foreign Office suggest that it might be^ossible ...

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    estates of the sheikh of Koweit. 2. This correspondence appears to show that it had been the practice of the sheikh to issue a power of Attorney in each particular case as it arose, and that this arrangement worked satisfactorily. The recent difficulties may well have arisen from the issue by the Sheikh of a general power ...

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    possible to arrive at some arrangement whereby the Fao oases can proceed in advance ol a settlement o^. the general question. It seems to us that a possible ooi- se, unless too much damage has already been done, would oe xOi the sheikh to seek to return to his previous practice of issuing individual ...

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    explanations, we may have failed to make our position regarding the Sheikh of Koweit 1 s immunity from ...

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    to which the Iraqi Government profess to object in the case of the Sheikh of Koweit r s suits apply ... the character of the Sheikh of ICoweit as a foreign rovereipn; if they did tc dispute this, we should, ...

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    are concerned, it is probably true to say that the Sheikh had no right to deny the Jurisdiction of the Iraqi ... and make trouble in connexion with the actions which the Sheikh has brought as plaintiff? Their attitude is really only explicable on the assumption that they wish to make things difficult for the Sheikh, because ...

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    action out of court satisfactory safeguard for Sheikh's title to his proper^ties legitimately covered ... to cases brought against Sheikh, the hearing of which they have consistently postponed at our request. In regard to the other matter however, such as Sheikh's dealings with his tenants or with the produce of his ...

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    f ' delay we can expect and it is therefore urgently necessary to obtain list of Sheikh's properties in Iraq ... about question of administering oath to Sheikh in regard to cases brought by him against his Iraqi ...

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    ? oratd.) No.24. r '■ Your telegram No.943. Court has already withdrawa order for appearance of Sheikh ... unless Sheikh agrees to accept service of all pending juaicial documents, fhis s^eiis to be their only ... 3. It he,s not been suggested that Sheikh’s status is in any doubt or that it has lacked official ...

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    n n ti if if it n if n fi if ti w ft if n n u if if ?"7 Your t ole Gram N o, 245 (of 15th November) ... No* 28 (of 26th October) to Bushire? If not you should at once endeavour to get them to do so, ... to ensure that Sheikh’s possession of his date gardens would not be dis turbed, and means of giving ...

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    explained by desire to make matters as difficult as possible for Sheikh as plaintiff in order to force him to admit jurisdiction of Iraqi courts as defendant. I there fore consider that means must he found to make Iraqi Govern ment face realities of posit ion. While first necessity is to secure ...

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    Mr. i Please see submission on P.Z.66a6/54 ana Ljt. Crombie*s minute on P.Z.7010/34, both flaggea, about the ail'ficulties wnicn nave arisen in connection with certain suits brought by the sheikh ... the cudgels on behalf of the Sheikh of Koweit. The Foreign Office have cooperated well at this end (all ...

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    No.245 /^~of 15th November/ 7 and Bushire telegram No.993 /""of 19th November/ to you: /~~Sheikh ... - see Mr. Ogilvie Forbes 1 telegram No.28 /""of 26th October/ to Bushire? If not you should at once ... These undertakings presumably indicate desire to assist Sheikh, and justify assumption that Iraqi Government do ...

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    V possession. But recent attitude of Iraqi Ministry of Justice, particularly as regards Fao cases, is entirely inconsistent with Royal undertakings, anc can only he explained hy desire to make matters as difficult as possible for Sheikh as plaintiff in order to force him to admit jurisdiction of Iraqi Courts ...

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    (?of, omitted) attorney to his agent on the ground that it did not authorise him to accept the service ... of the 15th instant,^245^ to Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs* Sheikh’s privilege may be (?regarded as) ... If Sheikh appears in court of Iraq it would presumably seriously compromise his position of independent ...

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    to suggest that, as Iraq Government on oonolusion of mandate recognise Kowait~Iraq frontier and as they have never denied Sheilch f s right to protest through us against violations of Koweit territory and territorial waters, they have thereby admitted Sheikh*s independent position^ ...

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