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'File 19/163 II (C 77) Nejd-Bahrain Relations' [‎28r] (68/444)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (207 folios). It was created in 3 Mar 1932-30 Dec 1939. 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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Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
Bahrain,the ^oth February 1933.
Lieut Golonel Gordon Loch,I.A»,
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. ,
Banrain.
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Tne IIon T ble Uie 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. ,
Bushire.
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Sir,
In continuation of my letter No:1^9 dated tne 19th
February 1933,enclosing a copy of a letter from Abdullah bin
Jiluwi,the Amir of Hasa,regarding the procedure to be observed
in dealing with claims against Hasawis,! have the iionour to
inform you that Kis Excellency Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah
nas received a letter couched m similar terms.
Z. I understand tnat the case which gave rise to tiie
communication is probably one in connection with an influential
Losri.
3. His Excellency Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah is
inclined to recommend that the matter should be referred to
His Majesty the King of Sa T udi Arabia,but I have not yet nad
the opportunity of discussing the matter with dim,as I have not
yet been able to get back the case trom the Qadhis Court,since
I do not wish to appear to be interested in it.
I have some idea that this is a plot by Muhammad al
Tawwil,designed to oring Abdullah bin Jiluwi into trouble with
His Majesty the King of Sa T udi Arabia. I cannot at present say
whether there is anything for this suspicion,but report it as
it may be useful to you to know of tne possibility.
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I have the nonour to be
Sir,
Your/ obedient servant,
eut Golonel.
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Content

This file contains correspondence regarding relations between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

The topics discussed in the file include the signing of a Treaty of Extradition between the Government of Bahrain and the Government of Hejaz-Nejd, a visit made by Amir Saud to Bahrain, visits made by Ibn Saud to Kuwait and Bahrain and territorial issues between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia related to a number of islands between their coasts. The activities of the Bahrain Petroleum Company and the Californian Arabian Standard Oil Company are also discussed.

Two maps of Bahrain and its vicinity are contained on folio 156b and folio 157b. The maps contain information related to oil deposits and facilities.

A bi-lingual (Arabic and English) copy of the Treaty of Extradition between the Government of Bahrain and the Government of Hejaz-Nejd is contained on folios 6-9.

Extent and format
1 volume (207 folios)
Arrangement

File is arranged in chronological order, from earliest at beginning of the file to most recent at end.

An index of topics contained in the file is contained on folio 2a. The index utilises the uncircled foliation system.

Physical characteristics

A bound correspondence volume. The main foliation sequence commences at the titlepage and terminates at the 5th sheet from the back of the volume; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and can be found in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

A second foliation sequence runs between f 3 and f 193; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled and are located in the same position as the main sequence.

A set of index numbers corresponding with the index at the back run through the volume; these numbers are written in red crayon and are circled. Foliation errors: 2A and 2B; 156A and 156B; 157A and 157B; 164A and 164B.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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