'File 19/243 II (C 72) Zubarah' [27r] (64/444)
The record is made up of 1 file (212 folios). It was created in 14 Jun 1937-24 Jul 1937. 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.
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g, i should be very grateful if you would consider
carefully the suggestion put forward by His Highness
the Ruler of Bahrain and trust that you would be able
to see your way to deputing two of your relatives to
attend the suggested meeting. I think it most essen
tial that this unfortunate disagreement should be sett -
led as speedily as possible and you naturally would be
anxious from your side to do all that you can to bring
about a happy solution to the problem. I feel thafc
the meeting of this nature between the near relatives
of yourself and His Highness the Ruler of Bahrain will
probably do more to restoring the good friendship which
has always previously existed between you than will
be achieved by meetings between persons who are not
actual members of your respective families. I shall
be grateful if you will inform His Highness directly
of your answer to his suggestion or will send me your
reply to be conveyed to His Highness.
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File contains correspondence related to hostilities that occurred between the forces of Shaikh Abdullah bin Qassim Al Thani of Qatar and the Al Naim tribe that took place in June and July 1937.
At this time, the Al Naim tribe was allied to the Al Khalifa ruling family of Bahrain who claimed Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. as a part of their own territory (the family had been based there before their conquest of Bahrain in 1783). The British authorities did not recognise the Al Khalifa's claim to Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. and did not intervene on their behalf. Hostilities ended in July 1937 and Shaikh Rashid bin Muhammad, Chief of the Al Naim tribe, agreed to recognise the rule of the Al Thani family over Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. .
The file also contains a map of Qatar (folio 164) and four aerial photographs of Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. (folios 160-163).
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- 1 file (212 folios)
File is arranged in chronological order, from earliest at beginning of the file to most recent at end.
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A bound correspondence file. Foliation starts on first page of text, top right hand circled number. Ends on last page in volume. A second foliation penciled, uncircled from folio 1a-209.
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