'File 5/4 Abdul Aziz Qosaibi and Abdullah Qosaibi' [8r] (15/144)
The record is made up of 1 file (72 folios). It was created in 22 Apr 1923-16 Nov 1931. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .
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To His Highnaas the saltan of Majd " Do^endanc". 3.
^t;a 3 oriin l3th (2 3 :).
" ft -ar Co rjli lants^
that, in the Tov/n of T'ans; leh, fhare have recently been deplorable
Hitbreaks 0;" religious fa] oLtiscisr;! which have resulted in serious
loss o 1 ifv? ^ on^' bot' Fajdis nd 'ersians. It has been found
necessary for mst to viait these Islands, enquire into the ori-in
^ these disturbances & endeavour to arr. nje that such distressing-
fatalities do not : a cur.
- daa regret to infer 1 you that the reports I ' av re
ceived establish beyond a doubt that the Tejad were the aggressors
fc that your 'gent Abdulla A1 ^osaibi,after absurd pretensions to
arrogate to hi iself the functions of a consul which have been for
so.ie ti le causing .e anxiety,not 0 ly instigated these disturbances
but behaved f a "ter thay were set afoot, in a manner both unseeiaiy and
co ardly t ereby has brought discredit-as far ag such an insijni-
- i:- it ). rson 'ay do-on Your Highness' ood' na e,
I hold f is an primarily responsible for the blood of
thejo un: ortunate lisguided rioters, ~ would have dealt with him
31 "9rely but for tie fact that ho,however unwort'-y,has been honoured
wit 1 ^ar confidence,I have accordingly et h:*:i free to Cc rry t'lis
ettar to you, 30 that Your niglmess nay deal with hiu s in our
think it.Koraovar,in view of his p st conduct "o the
difficulties it has given ri ^e to,I ust sk that Y.H. should not
-ona an . ant to Bahrain without consulting the British Govern ant,
whether such person be acceptable to thea.
?r"i.j T !i_ h Covinissioner in Iraq,"ir ^enry Dobbs*, as
inr^oried me th< - t, oil the departure of our friend lir Percy Cox, I have
been selected ; s fa inter ie diary between Y.Y T s Tovt,. ■; the Colonial
Of fice of H # lv!oCo
It la a im ttar of the liviieat personal
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This file contains correspondence between the British 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. at Bahrain, the British 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. at Bushire and Charles Dalrymple Belgrave, Advisor to the Bahrain Government. In addition, there are copies of correspondence between the British 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. and Ibn Sa‘ūd, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and Andrew Ryan, British Legation, Jiddah.
This correspondence concerns the personalities of the brothers ‘Abd al-‘Azīz al-Quṣaybī and ‘Abdullāh al-Quṣaybī, Najdi merchants and agents of Ibn Sa‘ūd at Bahrain. Within the correspondence are details of the 1923 riots at Manamah Bazaar between Najdis and Persians and the subsequently expulsion of ‘Abdullāh al-Qusaybi from Bahrain, and general information about the al-Quṣaybī family, their business interests and relationship with Ibn Sa‘ūd.
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Foliation: The main foliation sequence commences at the front cover and terminates at the back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled and can be found in the top right of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. In addition, a second foliation sequence runs between ff. 2-59; these numbers are circled, have been crossed out and are written in blue crayon.
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