'File 4/18 Kuwait-Bahrain Relations (Includes Bahrain-Qatar Troubles)'

IOR/R/15/5/203

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The record is made up of 1 file (36 folios). It was created in 29 Jun 1937-13 Jan 1938. 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 regarding relations between the rulers of Bahrain and Qatar and an attempt that was made by the Ruler of Kuwait, Shaikh Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, to mediate between them.

In addition to correspondence, which is primarily between the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Kuwait and the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Bahrain, the file also contains English translations of two newspaper articles (originally in Arabic) as follows:

  • Translation of an article that appeared in the Mecca-based newspaper Um al-Qura 23 July 1937 concerning tensions between Bahrain and Qatar (folio 7).
  • Translation of an article that appeared in the Iraqi newspaper al-Nas 27 September 1937 about the poor conditions of oil company workers in Bahrain (folio 11).
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1 file (36 folios)
Arrangement

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

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 38; 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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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/15/5/203
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File 4/18

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29 Jun 1937-13 Jan 1938 (CE, Gregorian)

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'File 4/18 Kuwait-Bahrain Relations (Includes Bahrain-Qatar Troubles)', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/5/203, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000831.0x0000c2> [accessed 19 July 2019]

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