'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [34r] (67/142)
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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that 1b to say, are we to recognise the breach of the
General "reatv involTed "by using v;hat the Adniralty
call "rucial Coast Hag Ho.l for Dhabi, Ajraan, Pibai
and IVm-al-lanain. ail of vshon subscribed to the General
""reaty of 1830.
7, I tMnk that should reconrnend to Govemraent
that we should no?? tacitly regard the breach of the
Tpeatv as condoned. In lOO' 7 Bir Percy (-ox failed to
induce thew to fly the ^reaty flag as it is regarded
as being exclusively the Qatfaoirai flag and I see no good
purpose in trying to enforce its use by the others after
all this lapse of tine and after having ourselves flown
some form of the locally used flag when the Chiefs cone
on hoa-d His Majestv's Hhipo. Moreover, Bjihrain was also
a signatory to the General "rraty, and yet would be
sorely affronted to be called lipon to fly the r, rucial
■plsg I ""here may, too, be some advantage later on in
emphasising a definite "Oawasinl nationality" as opposed
to the (let us call it) "Bani Yas national!ty" of Dibai
and Abu "^habl.
8. I will during ay tours examine the flags at
Difcal and Abu Dhabi to see if there is any difference
now. A cony of this note nay be sent to Bahrain to
Copy given t o Colonel Loch,
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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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