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'File 19/139 I (C 60) Steamer for Bahrain and neighbouring ports' [‎22r] (56/160)

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The record is made up of 1 file (73 folios). It was created in 7 Mar 1914-22 Oct 1930. 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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British India Steam Navigation'Company td.
Bushire, 23rd. April 1914.
Major S. G. Knox, C. I. E. f
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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E u s h i r e.
Sir,
We have the honour to acknowledge receipt of your
letter No * 1160 dated 19th. instant, and learn with pleasure
that there is no objection whatever to the project referred
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to and which this Company has under consideration.
We thank you t or the letters of introciuction
to
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Sheik Abdulla of Qatar
Amir Abdul Aziz at Qgair,
anc these letters, when necessity arises, will be handed to
the Captain of the steamer to be delivered as you request
but not before shewing same to 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. . Bahrein,
and consulting him®
We have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient Servants,
Agents.

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This file contains correspondence that discusses the details of a proposal by the British India Steam Navigation Company to run a steamer service between the ports of Bahrain, Qatif, Oqair and Qatar.

The file also includes correspondence regarding Ibn Saud’s desire to establish a port on 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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1 file (73 folios)
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File is arranged in chronological order, from earliest at beginning of the file to most recent at end.

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A bound correspondence file that is foliated in un-circled numbers on the top-right corner of each front-facing page.

Pagination starts on first page of writing in top right-hand corner and continues to last page of writing. The front page and the title page are not numbered. 2 blank pages at front and 4 at back.

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