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'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [‎33r] (65/142)

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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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r, he queBtion of chec^inp: the Qatar flnf? t?a8
postponed till the matter of the oil concession had
"been settled.
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When I next go on tour as 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. I
can ask the ''balkh about his flags, "but shotild he glad
If I night have the sketch and pattern enclosed in
B.H.36 and a copy of th<? Admiralty's letter Ho.H.L./H.R
2544/34 of the 8th March IS34.
3.
I TJonld prooose to ask the Bhalkh -f Qatar to give
us a flag with his seal on it to shot? that that is ^ hat-
he approves and if he has any personal flag a sealed
cop - "' of that also. I think *hat he would give them if
I exolain that we only want it so that those nade for
our i'16erf nay he correct.
4.
Please see enclosures to n.lT.45. r, he Admiralty
now want information about the m ruclal Coast flags.
Oat a r should be dealt with separately.
^he flags of which the Admiralty write are
denlcted "below
. Proposed name.
Crucial Coast l?lag
No»??.
Proposed nalae.
f ruclal Coast B'lag
No.l 0
5.
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he oil hunt has extended to the "rucial Coast
and I should be inclined to postpone taking up the flag
ouestion on the "rucial Coast till the concession hunt-
inp has ceased. Dra^t siihnitted.
6. But In the meantime, I think that we should ask
Covernment to decide a point of (more or less) policy:
that /

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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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