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'File 19/163 I (C 33) Bin Saud's relations with Shaikh of Bahrain. Nejdi Agent's activities in Bahrain' [‎61r] (127/412)

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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i have the honour in reply to your Ne 555a'tate
that A bdul Aziz ^osaibi returned te Bahrain from Bombay
in •'une last. Your letter under reply & the attched (letters,
give me the impression that thef£ has been some confusion in
the names of the ^oaibi brothers. It was Abdulla ^osaibi who
was temporarily acting in Bahrain as Bin gaud's Agent^whe was
expelled & who it was originally suggested should be allowed
back on private affairs, As already pointedout in my JNe 84/ 0
of 27/6. When Abdul Aziz returned from India he advised
his brother ^bdulla to give up the idea of returning te
•^Rhrain,which he was only desirious of deing te give the
impression that the 3ultan had compelled Government to
cancel the order for his removal.The matter has been entirely
dropped ^ i think is better left se.Meanwhile Abdul Aziz Q.
is keeping very quiet & trying to get over the bad impression
made on us by his brother.Ea no longer constantly talks about
being -^in maud's Agent & does not interfere in affairs of iie^dl
subjects as in the past. He acts as a post office for forwardir
ing to me ^letters from the Sultan.Letters to the Sultan I
forward by another route to the Amir of Ojdir *> a s long es
^bdul ^ziz continues to act as a purely private Agent of the D
Sultan here & refrains from interference ,he cannot de much
harm ® might t^ be al.lowed te continue as
such^without further need to definitely define his status,
■^in ^aud has also ceased asking me to refer te hi* in matters
concerning Najada in Bahrain,which wrs treating him as a

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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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1 volume (201 folios)
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File is arranged in chronological order, from earliest at beginning of the file to most recent at end.

Physical characteristics

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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