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Memorandum about Mohammed ibn Saood [Muhammad ibn Sa'ud] [‎70v] (4/4)

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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 1865-1866. It was written in English. 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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Memorandum, written by Lewis Pelly, about Mohammed ibn Saood [Muhammad ibn Sa'ud] who was the first ruler to conquer all of the Nejd [Najd] territory, as well as the provinces of Al Ahsa [Al Hasa], Khatif [Al Qatif] and part of the Omman [Oman] Coast.

The memorandum also discusses his successors including his son Abdal al Azeex [Abdul-Aziz bin Muhammad ibn Sa'ud] and grandson Saood [Saud bin Abdul-Aziz bin Muhammad ibn Sa'ud] and the battles fought over the territory.

The memorandum is undated, however it contains information most likely compiled by Lewis Pelly during his visit to Riyadh in March 1865.

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Memorandum about Mohammed ibn Saood [Muhammad ibn Sa'ud] [‎70v] (4/4), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/59, ff 69-70, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 6 December 2019]

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