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'A Collection of Treaties and Engagements relating to the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman in force up to the End of 1953' [‎10v] (22/92)

The record is made up of 1 volume (44 folios). It was created in c 1954. It was written in English. 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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portion of territory bounded on the North by this line and whicn is bounded on
the West by a low mountainous ridge called Shaq (Esh Shakk) and on the East
by the sea and on the South by a line passing from West to East trom Shaq (Esh
Shakk) to 'Ain al 'Abd (Ain el Abd) and thence to the coast north of Ras al Mi-
sh'ab (Ras Mishaab), in this territory the Governments of Najd and Kuwait will
share equal rights until through the good offices of the Government of Great
Britain a further agreement is made between Najd and Kuwait concerning it.
The map on which this boundary has been made is Asia 1-1,000,000, made
by the Royal Geographical Society under the direction of the Geographical
Section General Staff and printed at the War Office in the year 1918.
Written in the port of 'Uqair and signed by the representatives of both
Governments on the second day of December 1922 corresponding to 13th of
Rabi'al Thani, 1341.
Abdullah Sa'id Damluji,
Representative of His Highness the Sultan of Najd.
J. C. More, Major,
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. , Kuwait.
I have agreed to the contents of this agreement.
'Abdul 'Aziz bin 'Abdul Rahman as-Sa'ud,
Sultan of Najd and its Dependencies.
I have agreed to the contents of this agreement.
Ahmad al-Jabir as-Subah,
Hakim of Kuwait.
{Translator's note. —The spelling of place names in brackets is that used in
the map referred to in the treaty.)
No. 9
Extract from the Treaty of Jeddah, dated May 20, 1927, regarding
Relations between the King of the Hejaz and of Nejd and
the Gulf Sheikhdoms
See No. 11 Bahrein
No. 10
Letters from the Prime Minister of Iraq and the Ruler of Kuwait
Re-affirming the Kuwait-Iraq Boundary, dated July 21, 1932,
and August 10, 1932, Respectively—
Nuri Pasha to Sir F. Humphrys
Office of the Council of Ministers,
Bagdad, July 21, 1932.
I THINK your Excellency will agree that the time has now come when it is
desirable to reaffirm the existing frontier between Iraq and Koweit.
I therefore request that the necessary action may be taken to obtain the agree
ment of the competent authority or authorities in Koweit to the following descrip
tion of the existing frontier between the two countries: —
" From the intersection of the Wadi-el-Audja with the Batin and thence
northwards along the Batin to a point just south of the latitude of Safwan-
thence eastwards passing south of Safwan Wells, Jebel Sanam and Um Oasr
leaving them to Iraq and so on to the junction of the Khor Zobeir with the
Khor Abdullah. The islands of Warbah, Bubiyan, Maskan (or Mashian)
Failakah, Auhah, Kubbar, Qaru and Umm-el-Maradin appertain to Koweit.''

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The volume consists of the following Foreign Office document: 19127, marked 'For Official Use only'.

The volume is divided into sections containing transcripts of treaties and engagements relating to Bahrain; Kuwait; Qatar; Trucial States; Muscat; and miscellaneous. The earliest treaties recorded date from 1820.

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1 volume (44 folios)

There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 1 on the front cover and terminates at 45 on the back cover. These numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and can be found in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. An original printed pagination sequence is also present in the volume. Foliation anomaly: ff. 10, 10A. The following folio needs to be folded out: f. 39.

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'A Collection of Treaties and Engagements relating to the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman in force up to the End of 1953' [‎10v] (22/92), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/738, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 15 October 2019]

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