'File 19/243 IV Zubarah' [20r] (39/322)
The record is made up of 1 file (161 folios). It was created in 14 Dec 1946-28 Aug 1948. 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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to substantiate Your Highness* complaint
that Shaikh Abdullah is not observing
his side of the agreement and there are
no grounds for makint any protest to him,
6, In conclusion I wish to
assure Your Highness that I will always
do ny best to persuade the Shaikh of
Qatar to observe the terns of the a^ree-
ment should there be any evidence that
he is felling to do so. At the same
time I hope Your Highness will observe
your side of the agreement and do your
best to maintain good relrtlons uith
Qatar, and avoid a return to the state
of affairs which existed before 1944. x
About this item
This file contains correspondence about on-going tensions between Bahrain and Qatar regarding the ownership of Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. after the Al Khalifa and Al Thani families had signed an agreement (mediated by the British) in 1944. The correspondence discusses disagreements between Bahrain and Qatar concerning their interpretation of the wording of the 1944 agreement and also the emigration of the Al Bu Rumaih tribe from Bahrain to Qatar (without permission of the ruler of Bahrain, Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa).
On folios 8-4, the file contains a summary of all the key events related to the dispute over Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. from 1766 until 1946.
A small sketch map of Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. and the surrounding area is contained on folio 117.
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- 1 file (161 folios)
File is arranged in chronological order, from earliest at beginning of the file to most recent at end.
- Physical characteristics
Formerly a correspondence file bound with treasury tags, the file's pages have been unbound and are now loose.
There are three incomplete foliation sequences and one complete foliation sequence. The complete sequence is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of each folio. It begins on the front cover, on number 1, and runs through to 161, ending on the inside of the back cover of the file.
f.117 is stored in an envelope (f.116).
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- English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
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