'File 19/163 II (C 77) Nejd-Bahrain Relations' [149r] (312/444)
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.
This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.
D .O. No. 0/
Dated the 22nd May 1939.
Will you please refer to your demi-official letter
No, 451-3 dated the 4th May 1939 about the Oosaibis ?
Both Belgrave and I keep a careful watch for indica
tions of Qosaibi efforts to assume a consular position and
I do not think there need be any anxiety lest the Bahrain
Government should accord the Qosaibis a higher position
than that of a private forwarding agent for Ibn Saud.
3, In regard to the question of exemption from customs
duty on one of their cars, His Highness the Shaikh of Bahrain
got out of this difficulty cleverly^ by actually paying in
cash himself the customs duty on it as a present to the
Sir Trenchard Fowle, K.G.I.E., G.B.E,,
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. ,
(copy sent to I.O.j Govt»of India and
Jedda under P.L«No«527-S dated 2«6. , 3s',
and copy of bare Villi jto Bahrain).
About this item
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)
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.
- Written in
- English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
Use and share this item
- Share this item
'File 19/163 II (C 77) Nejd-Bahrain Relations' [149r] (312/444), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/335, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023510163.0x000071> [accessed 17 October 2019]
Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.
<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023510163.0x000071">'File 19/163 II (C 77) Nejd-Bahrain Relations' [‎149r] (312/444)</a> <a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023510163.0x000071"> <img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x000134/IOR_R_15_1_335_0316.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" /> </a>
Copyright: How to use this content
- 'File 19/163 II (C 77) Nejd-Bahrain Relations'
- front, back, spine, edge, head, tail, front-i, i-r:ii-v, 1r:1v, 2ar:2bv, 3r:3v, 7v:35v, 36v:96v, 96ar:96av, 97r:155v, 156ar:156av, 157ar:157av, 158r:158v, 159v:163v, 164ar:164bv, 165r:207v, iii-r:vi-v, back-i
- East India Company, the Board of Control, the India Office, or other British Government Department
- Usage terms
- Open Government Licence