Coll 30/32 'Persian Gulf, Bahrein: Visits to London of Sheikh's Brother. Visit to America of Sheikh's Brother'

IOR/L/PS/12/3746

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The record is made up of 1 file (46 folios). It was created in 9 Jun 1932-21 Jul 1937. 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 contains correspondence between British officials concerning two foreign trips made by Shaikh Muhammad bin Isa al-Khalifa, a brother of Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Ruler of Bahrain.

The two trips discussed are a visit that Shaikh Muhammad made to the United States of America in 1939 as a guest of Standard Oil Company of California (folios 2-3) and a private visit made to London in 1932 during which it was arranged for him to meet King George V (folios 4-47).

In addition to internal correspondence between British officials, the file contains two hand written letters that were sent by Shaikh Muhammad to John Gilbert Laithwaite of the 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. in June 1932 (folios 31-32).

The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (46 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 48; these numbers are written in pencil 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.

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English in Latin script
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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/L/PS/12/3746
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Coll 30/32

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9 Jun 1932-21 Jul 1937 (CE, Gregorian)

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Coll 30/32 'Persian Gulf, Bahrein: Visits to London of Sheikh's Brother. Visit to America of Sheikh's Brother', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3746, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000648.0x000137> [accessed 20 May 2019]

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