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'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [‎55r] (113/142)

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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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14/132
The Secretary to the Hor^ble the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. 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.
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B A H E A I N,
and is directed to transmit to him a copy of the undermentioned documents/
British Residencv
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and Consulate-General,
BUSHIRE.
Dated
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J.une 1.926
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Reference to previous correspondence
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Bahrain letter No. 1373-25/1 dated the 23rd ^ay 1936
Description of Enclosure.
Name and Date.
Letter No« in'? dated the /I ^June 1936
to the Government of India in the
reign and Political Department.
Subject.
Qatar Flag.
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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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