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'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [‎11r] (21/142)

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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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3.1995.
P.Z.6954/31.
Enclosure in Forei. n Office Covering letter,
uated 4th Hovember 1931.
With reference to his note {B.1899) of October
9th the German Ambassador has the honour to request
the very kind assistance of the Secretary of State fot
Foreign Affairs in the following matter.
At the request of the Government Curator of
Art the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked that it may
be ascertained whether the possessions of Bahrein Islands,
Qatar (3arr el Q,uatr), Asir and Yemen have arms and flags
and, if so, that illustrations of these may be procured.
Freiherr von Heurath would be grateful if this
request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs could very
kindly be communicated to the competent British s.uthorities
he ventures to add that the German Embassy are prepared to
refund any expenses that may arise.
German Embassy,
London.
ii4th October,1931.

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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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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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