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'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [‎44r] (91/142)

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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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Copy of letter No.F.356-K/35 dated the 28th
February 1936 from the Government of India to the
Under Secretary of State for India, Political De
partment, 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. , London..
Flags used hy the Trucial Chiefs.
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With reference to Mr. Laithwaite's letter No.
P.Z.4495/35, dated the 12th July 1935, I am directed
to inform you that the views of the Political Besident
in the Persian G-ulf on the points raised "by the lords
Commissioners of the Admiralty are contained in his
Express Letter No. 233/14/132-11 dated the 1st Feb
ruary 1936, a copy of which has "been sent direct to 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. .
2. The Government of India are in general agreement
with the Political Besident's views "both with regard to
the condonation of breaches of Treaty obligations re
lating to the flying of these flags, and as to the use
of the term "State flag% which seems to them suitable
for application to the condition of the Arab States in
the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. and is well understood in India.

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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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