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'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [‎8r] (15/142)

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The record is made up of 1 file (69 folios). It was created in 7 Aug 1929-13 Dec 1938. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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h requested that m any further comm uni-
nation on this subject the under-mentioned letter
and number may he quoted,, and the reply
addressed to—
The Under Secretary of State for India,
Political Department,
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. ,
London, S.'H 7 . 1.
INDIA OF FIG I:
6954/31.
WHITEHALL
LONDON, 1
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12th iovomber, 1931.
Subject: Fla^e of Balirein and Oatr.
1 am directed the oeoretaxy of State for
India to forward cony of ^ correspondence with thA
Ferei^ ti Office, ano ara to enquire whether it 10 correct
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ti at the Qatr flag is the sajne as that of the other
Tracial Sheikhdoms and that this is still the olain red
I m t Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
(Sgd.) J.C. Walton.
The Foreign Secretary to
the Goyemnrnt of India,
Fo re i (ji Po i 11 i c r 1 Dep a rtment,
mi DI 'XHI.

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This file contains correspondence between the British officials in Bahrain, Bushire, Baghdad, 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. and the Government of India, as well as with Khalīl bin Ibrāhīm Kanoo [Kānū].

These papers concern various enquiries made by the British Admiralty between 1929 and 1938 regarding flags flown by the sheikhs of Qatar, Bahrain and the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. . Contained within this file are descriptions and sketches of various flags, as well as a specimen of fabric (f. 38) demonstrating the colour of the flag flown by the Shaikh of Qatar, ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī.

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1 file (69 folios)
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Foliation: Begins on front cover, circled, and continues to page before back cover.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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