'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [37r] (75/142)
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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1 he 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. ,
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.ith reference bo your confidential letter No.
0/155 da tea the 5th April 1956, I am directed to say
Gnat iu is uut cousiuered Gnat ttie pr ssent Question at
issue regarding the a tar J±ag cpuld ue regarded as
having any hearing on sovereignty, as all taat is re-
quired oy the Admiralty is information regarding the
design ox the flag, which appears to have 'been incorrect
ly reproduced in the Admiralty Flag .Book "Flags of Ail
• iiiH, uiiex'diore, to lequest tuat you will take
an ojjpox-uunity oi enquiring irom the Shaikh of atai"
what is the design of his flag or flags, ana obtain a
copy of the sketch of the Hag, ana a sample
of its material, referred to in the letter from the
—uiaij.aliiy uthe inaia 0ifice dated the 9th 1 ai'ch 1954,
oi which a copy was forwarded to you unaer this Besidency
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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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