'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [17r] (33/142)
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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The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors.
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Copy# iridla Office,
London,S .W .1
P.Z. 1608/34, 9th March, 1934,
With reference to your letter dated 18th May,
1932, JiOo^of^S-N^S, on the subject of the flags of
Bahrain and Qatar, 1 am directed hy the Secretary of
State for India to forward, for the information of the
Oovernnent of India, copy of a letter from the
Admiralty, which is self-explanatory. i am to request
that the Political Hesident may be asked to furnish
in due course a report on the points ral sed by the
Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
So Copy of this letter, together with the original
enclosure to the Admiralty letter, is being sent
direct by to-day's air mail to 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. .
I am, 0 ir,
^our obedi ent servant,
sd. J. G.Walt on.
The foreign Secretary to the
Goverment of India,
foreign and -Political department,
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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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