'File 26/185 V (F 96) Shaikh of Mohammerah' [73v] (154/472)
The record is made up of 1 volume (233 folios). It was created in 17 Nov 1939-16 Nov 1946. It was written in English, Arabic and Persian. 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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landed estates situated in Persia. And this promise
is made to vou and to your successors from your
descendants"end it will be operative ulil you and
vour successors will act in every natter in accordance
vdth the terms of your treaties vith the High So verm* nt
and are guided by their authorities* advice aid until you
maintain an attitude towards them vtiich is approved by
thew and also on the codition tha" 4 " appointment of*
the Goyernor of Muhaniraarali is D6t effect but with, the
•onpent of the'High Government and this after secret
tonsultation vsith their authorities^
As for the Persian Government we shall endeavour
always to preserve'you j . local independence as it
exists in our present time* And your gardens which
nov; in your possession on the shores of the Ottoman
river of the Shatt-uX-Arab, in you r k o* noo a o e s si o n and
in the possession of your successors Avutnout there "being
any dues or taxes payable on them, And I trust in your
old friendship with the High Government and am certain
that you will use your effort^ in this important matter
in all its aspects*
^e^ident and Ifritish Consul General
in the ?ersi^n Gulf*.
True co gy*
Sd» Muhammad Ahmad
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The volume contains correspondence pertaining to the relatives of the late Shaikh of Khuzestan, Khaz‘al Āl Ka‘bī. The correspondents include the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. at Bahrain, 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. at Kuwait, Government of India, Foreign Office, 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. , British Ambassador in Tehran, British Ambassador in Baghdad, Middle East Office at Cairo, British Consul General at Ahwaz, Vice Consul at Korramshahr, and two of Khaz‘al's sons, Abdullah [‘Abdullah bin Khaz‘al Āl Ka‘bī] and Chassib [Jāsib bin Khaz‘al Āl Ka‘bī].
The matters covered in the volume include:
- compensation to be paid to the heirs of Sheikh Ahmad of Kuwait and Sheikh Khaz‘al for taxes [ istiḥlāk ] paid on estates that they should have been exempt from;
- the intrigues and actions of Khaz‘al's sons, ‘Abdullah and Jāsib, including small-scale incursions into Khuzistan [Khūzestān] from Iraq and attempts to garner Arab and British support for their return to power in Khuzistan;
- where to settle ‘Abdullah after his return from Persia.
Folios 64-69 are letters in Arabic, signed by several of the heads of leading Arab families in the region, petitioning the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. for help against Persian oppression.
Folios 214-228 are internal office notes.
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- 1 volume (233 folios)
The volume is arranged chronologically.
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Foliation: There is an incomplete foliation sequence and a complete foliation sequence. The complete sequence, which should be used for referencing, is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the title page, on number 1, and ends on the last folio of writing, on number 228. There are the following irregularities: folio 1 is followed by folio 1A. It should be noted that folio 67 is contained in an envelope which is attached to the verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. of folio 66, and folios 71-72 are in an envelope which is attached to the verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. of folio 70.
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