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'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [‎56r] (115/142)

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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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From
The Ecr. our able the Political Kesld ent
in the Perslnn Quit,
To
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Government of Imflla, Simla#
Suhjsots- flag of Qatar* ^
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Ko, £6^-8 flatea the 28th April 1952, that ideas regard-
With referetio^'to ioreign and Political Depart-
a©nt letter' Ko« i".96-B/34 dated the 22nd i-arch 1V34
on the above auojeot* I have the honour to state that
there appear® to oav# h,en soma confusion regarding the
design end colour of this flag, largely no douht owing
to the foot, as reported in uredeoessor # a letter
Ing a national flag were at that tine in a soaewhat
fluid st-te In v .atar. From further enquiries mad©
■from th'j 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. , Bahrain, it now appears that
the Afialr a It:/ are correct in thinking that the flag of
jatar which was reproduced in the Admiralty Flag Book
^Flafs of 111 nations* is InoorreoU ..p ^ n
2. The 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. now reports (hat there is
onlj one flag flown in .atsr and that it is used hoth
by the Shaikh and Iris subjects. It is a oriiison flag
with a serrated white strip near the., staff pierced
ii th/-

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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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This file is arranged approximately in chronological order.

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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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