'XXII/9 Sheikh's relations with Germany'

IOR/R/15/5/64

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The record is made up of 1 volume (20 folios). It was created in 3 Sep 1907-3 Jul 1912. 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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The volume comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes, relating to:

  • the visit of Wonckhaus and an application for permission to open a branch in Kuwait;
  • approaches from Wonckhaus about the Baghdad Railway.

The principal correspondents in the volume include the following: 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 Kuwait, William Henry Irvine Shakespear; the 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. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , Percy Zachariah Cox; and First Assistant Resident, R L Birdwood.

Extent and format
1 volume (20 folios)
Arrangement

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

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 22; 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.

Two additional foliation sequences are present in parallel between ff 1-21; these numbers are also written in pencil, but, where circled, are crossed through.

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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/R/15/5/64
Former external reference(s)
First Series: 22/9

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3 Sep 1907-3 Jul 1912 (CE, Gregorian)

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