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The record is made up of 1 file (4 folios). It was created in Oct 1920. 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 printed report contains a memorandum by Major Harold Richard Patrick Dickson, 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. , Bahrein [Bahrain], dated 12 August 1920, concerning the political situation in Nejd [Najd] and Central Arabia at the end of July 1920, gathered from conversations with Abdul Aziz Al Qusaibi [‘Abd al-‘Azīz al-Quṣaybī], the agent at Bahrain of Bin Saud [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd, Ibn Saud]; Fahad Al Bassam [Fahad Āl Bassām], merchant of Qassim [al-Qaṣīm] and Hassa [al-Aḥsā’]; Muhammad Al Hawwas [Muḥammad Āl Ḥawwās], merchant of Riyadh and Hassa; and Bedouin visitors from Bani Hajar [Banī Hājir], Bani Khalid [Banī Khālid], Dawasir [al-Dawāsir] and other tribes. The note primarily focuses on Ibn Saud's relations with Ibn Rashīd.

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1 file (4 folios)
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Foliation: The foliation for this sequence commences at folio 131, and terminates at folio 134, as it is part of a larger physical volume; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, 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. An additional foliation sequence is also present in parallel between folio 7-153 of the volume; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and can be found in the same position as the main sequence.

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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/18/B349
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B349 2462

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Oct 1920 (CE, Gregorian)

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