'File 19/163 I (C 33) Bin Saud's relations with Shaikh of Bahrain. Nejdi Agent's activities in Bahrain' [15r] (33/412)
The record is made up of 1 volume (201 folios). It was created in 15 Apr 1923-31 Jul 1931. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .
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19 /163 & 19/163.
Resident, Babr ^.in.
Tnr* i/gn , ;*> ials .
kixxlfciter, TehTAu; a-nd ColoniAi Ctfioe, Londoii.
Dated 1511-1 1923
My interview tnis morn Lag with tii* Political
Agent ar^ Siiaikh fc^XLAd encourages me to hope th&t th^re will
toe no reci'^deocence ol <5ibt-irb«»noe6 .
rbn S*j£l has left fox Riyadh.
Tne T^clitioal Agents re^orta ehow that ^asattol
w^s Intimately concerned with these second diaturbances also,
and I think it advisable to rio Bahrain oi hi& by aaKing hiffi
bear a letter to Ibn gaud ^oaplaining ot hi^ conduct and ask
ing Ibn Faud to deal with hia and not to send another agent to
Bahrain without cone-ilting the Britisn Oovarmnent who have
t *ken the^e If?lands ^inder their protection, whether such ohoioe
be acceptable. Triis must be done 3peedily for a salutary /on
others , ard unleae specifically forbidden 1 shall take action
in trree dayp .
secondly Rajnisan and the .ap it caching Id enable me
to defer exchange of vifcit- with Shaikh Is^. until -the 19^^ May .
This give? me time tc consider with th'S Political ^gent the
beat net hod of oorzEvn ice ting the w c rningj of your Ho. 475-S of
the 17tr ^pril, authoxieed In Pecre+ery of State(3 telegram
NO2 1269 •
prrom reports X have received 1 doubt if 3*aikh
lea is mentally capable of appreciating their effect , aad tne
only poeaible course, to which 1 would ©odeavour to guide con—
vey^a-tionfi , would be virtual abdication in favour oi naiaan ,
while still preserving the nominal Shaikhdom to old Shaikh.
Tne Polltioel ^igent eees no necessity for
deportation of Abdullah, who has been behaving irreproachably
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This file contains documents regarding relations between the British, Bin Saud and Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa between 1923 and 1931.
The documents discuss the Persian-Nejdi violence that occurred in Bahrain in 1923, the activities and expulsion of Bin Saud's agent in Bahrain (Abdullah Al Qusaibi), the resistance to reform of Sunni tribes in Bahrain and the arrival in Bahrain of Shia refugees from Qateef.
The file contains correspondence regarding the status of Shia communities in Hasa and Qateef and whether or not they are Baharna and thus fall under British protection or not.
The file also contains correspondence between Bin Saud and the British and petitions to British authorities from the Shia community in Qateef.
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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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Formerly a bound correspondence file, its sheets have been unbound and are now loose. Foliation starts on first page of the volume and continues to the last page of writing. Foliation in pencil numbers in top right corner of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. . An additional foliation sequence, also in pencil numbers in top right corner of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. , starts with 1A, 1B on f.1. The two numbers converge at 57-60 and only one set of number is present from f.61 to f. f.121. Two sets of numbers again appear from f.122 to end. The following foliation errors occur: f.1 is followed by f.1A, f.25 is followed by f.25A, f.111 is followed by f.111A. f.112 is contained in an envelope on f.111.
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