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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' [‎36r] (73/92)

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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« f'u ? ealthy Sh ? s cann ® t be granted free pratique unless they have completed
five full ^ since ^aymg the last infected port at which they have touched;
, e 0 u ^?P ected S ^ 1 ^P S 5 the period of five days' observation of
passengers and crew shal be reckoned from the time at which there ceased to be
a case of plague or of cholera on board.
No. 5
T he A nglo -1 urkish C onvention (U nratified) respecting the P ersian G ulf
and A djacent T erritories, dated J uly 29, 1913—
S a Majeste le Roi du Royaume-Uni
de la Grande-Bretagne et dTrlande et
des Territoires britanniques au dela des
Mers, Empereur des Indes, et Sa
Majeste I'Empereur des Ottomans,
animes par le sincere desir de regler, par
un accord complet, certaines questions
touchant leurs interets respectifs dans le
Golfe Persique et dans les territoires
environnants, ont resolu de conclure
une convention speciale en vue de
prevenir toute cause eventuelle de
malentendu entre leurs Gouvernements
en qui concerne ces questions.
En consequence, ils ont nomme pour
leurs Plenipotentiaires, savoir:
Sa Majeste le Roi du Royaume-Uni
de la Grande-Bretagne et dTrlande et
des Territoires britanniques au dela ders
Mers, Empereur des Indes: Le Tres
Honorable Sir Edward Grey, Baronnet
du Royaume-Uni, Chevalier du Tres
Noble Ordre de la Jarretiere, Membre
du Parlement, Principal Secretaire d'etat
de Sa Majeste au Departement des
Affaires Etrangeres;
Sa Majeste I'Empereur des Ottomans:
Son Altesse Hakki Pacha, ancien Grand
Vezir, decore des Grands Cordons des
Ordres Imperiaux de I'Osmanie et du
Medjidie en brillants;
Lesquels, s'etant communique leurs
pleins pouvoirs, trouves en bonne et due
forme, sont convenus de ce qui suit:
I.— Koueit.
A rticle r r .
Le territoire de Koueit, tel qu'il est
delimite par les articles 5 et 7 de cette
convention, forme un kaza autonome de
I'Empire ottoman.
A rticle 2.
Le cheikh de Koueit arborera comme
par le passe le drapeau ottoman, avec,
s'il le desire, le mot " Koueit" inscrit
au coin, et il jouira d'une autonomic
(Translation.)
H is Majesty the King of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
and of the British Dominions beyond
the Seas, Emperor of India, and His
Imperial Majesty the Sultan of Turkey,
inspired with a sincere desire to settle in
complete agreement certain questions
with regard to their respective interests
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. and the surrounding
territories, have resolved to conclude a
special convention with the object of
preventing any eventual cause of mis
understanding between their Govern
ments on these questions.
They have accordingly appointed the
following as their Plenipotentiaries,
that is to say:
His Majesty the King of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
and of the British Dominions beyond the
Seas, Emperor of India: the Right
Honourable Sir Edward Grey, Baronet
of the United Kingdom, Knight of the
Most Noble Order of the Garter, Mem
ber of Parliament, His Majesty's Princi
pal Secretary of State for Foreign
Affairs;
His Imperial Majesty the Sultan of
Turkey: His Highness Hakki Pasha,
late Grand Vizier, Grand Cordon of the
Imperial Orders of the Osmanieh and
the Medjidieh in brilliants;
Who, having communicated to one
another their full powers, found in good
and due form, have agreed as follows: —
I.— Koweit.
A rticle 1.
The territory of Koweit, as delimited
by articles 5 and 7 of this convention,
forms an autonomous kaza of the Otto
man Empire.
A rticle 2.
The Sheikh of Koweit shall, as hereto
fore, fly the Ottoman flag, with the word
"Koweit" inscribed in the corner, if he
so desire, and he shall enjoy complete

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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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