'File 5/4 Abdul Aziz Qosaibi and Abdullah Qosaibi' [29r] (57/144)
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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foreiga«ra were referred to tn# PoiitiOAi agent's Juriadlot-
ion. Under this arrangement 1 had my a ell to settle trouble
oetween Najdis and Perelana of a similar though less import
ant t kind to the recent rioting whioh I am sure we both de
-iind furtixCi ot course your Hignness is aware that
iour highaeaa haa placed your own Hajdi aubjeots, on buai-
noda in Bahx41n under th« protection of the Britisn aovem-
m :.u a-i Lni. la one of the principal funotlona of the Pol
itical Agent, B.ihr4in, Major Daly with whoa I regret to
notice, your hlgmeaa expreaaea dlapleaaure. I feel aura
t *" Jt aiuat be due to a miaunderstanding for Major Jaly
id an cltic r in whom Elfl Uajeaty's OoverniGent have full
confidence, who diaohargea hia delicate dutiea with unfi i g-
ing zaal and 8ori4>uloua impartiality.
This my preamble has been necessary to ahow to
Your Highness how ioutossible it is for me -j and here I speak
with the full approval of my Oovernment and alter full con
sult tiua with it - to agree to some of the proposals made
in your two letters mentioned above. liy predecessor Col
onel (Trevor j^hared my anxiety to the full and tfir Percy Cox,
when consulted in the matter of t ^e passports t likewise
agreed with us and our views have been approved by his Maj
esty's Qove nment in the Colonial Department who have assured
ua of their full support •
I accept Your highneas* statement that the qasaibi
family resident in Bahrain have been employed about Your
Hignness * affairs in Bahrain for a great number of years but
it is only very recently, since the beginning of t.^ year to
be exact 9 that t^eir activities have brought them into con
flict with 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 who report
-eu , ao he waa in duty bound to do v tnaw taeir attitude was
undermining the British positi on in Bahrain and opening the
door to olair s y difficult to re^el, of other foreign agents
to be placed on a par with the agent of juis Highness the
Sultan of mejd . Your iJLgnness in your letter of 5th
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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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