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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' [‎13v] (28/92)

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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Your Excellency, Jedda, April 20, 1942 ^ p r ^g^ship and
As we have been successful in drawing up an ag* ee , < -g necessar y
Neighbourly Relations " between Saudi Arabia and Ko , herewith submit
to ettablish the identity of the tribes of Saudi Arabia and Koweit, I herewith submit
a list of such tribes: —
Tribes of Saudi Arabia.
'Ajman. Ara.bdar.
Mutair.
Rashayida,
'Awazim.
'Ataiba.
Qahtan.
Dawasir.
A1 Murra.
Bani Khalid.
Bani Hajir.
Manasir.
Subai.
Sahul.
Za'b.
Shammar.
Harb.
As regards the question whether any and, if so, which sections of the tribes
owe allegiance to Koweit, this shall be settled either by an understanding between
the Saudi Arabian and Koweit Governments, or, failing such agreement, by a Joint
Committee which shall be appointed at a time to be agreed upon by the said
Governments for that purpose. ^
I hope to receive Your Excellency s reply that you agree to this.
Accept, &c.
YUSUF YASIN.
His Excellency
His Britannic Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary
and Minister Plenipotentiary, Jedda.
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British Legation,
Your Excellency, Jedda, April 20, 1942.
I have received Your Excellency's letter dated the 20th April, 1942, containing
the lists of tribes of Saudi Arabia and Koweit, the names of which are as follows : —
[As in preceding note.l
In reply I have the honour to inform Your Excellency that His Majesty's
Government in the United Kingdom, acting on behalf of His Highness the Sheikh
of Koweit, accept the lists and agree that the question whether any and, if so, which
sections of these tribes owe allegiance to Koweit shall be settled either by an
understanding between the Saudi Arabian and the Koweiti Governments or, failing
such agreement, by a Joint Committee, which shall be appointed at a time to be
agreed upon by the said Governments for that purpose.
I have, &c.
F. H. W. STONEHEWER-BIRD.
His Excellency
Sheikh Yusuf Yasin.

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Content

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)
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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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