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'File 19/163 II (C 77) Nejd-Bahrain Relations' [‎43r] (98/444)

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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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■ / 77 o,
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA,
D bpastmikt,
EXPRESS LETTER
[.Y. B, — This is an ORIGINAL MESSAGE, sent by post to save telegraphic
expense and undue use of the wires, hut intended to be treated, on
receipt, with the same expedition vs if it had been telegraphed. To
save time and formalities it is worded and signed as if it had been
so despatched,]
From
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. , Bahrain*
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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. , Bushire.
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No, 2754-16/42 6/7th. November 193§<, 3
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Pai*agraph five of my letter No. 2763-16/42 dated
the 6th November 1936.
2* Saiyid Husain al Attas appears to have been making
discreet enquiries about the Qusaib^s property# It is said
that the reason for his enquiries is that Bin Sa f ud gave the
Qusaib^s drafts on the Maliyah for £.15,000 of what he owes
them; 'Abdur Rahman Qusaibi took them to the Dutch Bank who
were (if you will pardon the expression) tf mutts enough 11 to
cash them, presumably "had 1 *, by an attractive discount. The
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Maliyah then refused to honour them I
attested.
^ ss ^sjant Political i^gent, Bahrain.
(Signed) G. LOCH,
Lieu tenant-Colone 1,
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. , Bahrain.

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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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