'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [36r] (73/142)
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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JMuraia, the 5 th iorii :L-£G
jieutor.ci;t-Oolo^,. •; ijOCh, GmMfiMmg
fhe Hoaourabie the Political •Sesident
in the Persian %lf,
v'ith reference to lr. Cit-uson^s letter to you.
MojP«2«546/^3 c.ated the S41sh "Xanuary :i.:S6, reijardlng the
Qatar Flag, I have the honour to infor® you that, though
it is true that the oil concession has been given to the
ingio-Iranian Oil Com -an;/ *»issitcd, there reaattts the ruestion
of the traiiafer of the oil concession to petroleum Concessions
-iiEltccl aM also the vexed question of the boundary between
Qi.tar and Sehuci ih'aois. I cannot help feeling tnat it is
undesirable to raise any uuestion (unless of pressing
ifcoortance), vaich aey be regarded as bearing on sovereignty,
until these ai-tters have been settled.
I have the honour to be
Your isost obedient scrvcnt.
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. , Bthrain.
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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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