'File 19/243 III (C 95) Zubarah' [89r] (188/462)
The record is made up of 1 volume (231 folios). It was created in 21 Jul 1937-14 Nov 1946. 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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H o .C/237
political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
Bahrain, 21st February, 1943
The Adviser to the Bahrain Government,
I have the honour tor efer to your letter
No.2440/45 3F, dated the 3rd February, 1943 on
the subject of Arab tribesmen from ^atar.
2.' I agree to the suggestion made in the
first sentence of paragraph 6 of your letter,
viz.that these tribesmen from Qatar who are now
resident in Bahrain should be treated as Bahrain
subjects as long as they are in Bahrain.
I have the honour to be.
v our most obedient servant.
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. , Bahrain
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This file contains correspondence regarding the situation after hostilities that occurred between the Al Naim tribe (supported by Bahrain) and Qatar in Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. in June and July 1937.
The correspondence covers the period immediately following the events and continues for several years until 1946. It contains details of British mediation efforts between the two sides and also includes the text (in English and Arabic) of a reconciliation agreement between the two sides from 1944.
The file also contains a translation of an Arabic-language letter published in the Cairo publication 'Rabitat Al Arabieh' (f. 25). The letter is from a Bahraini and argues that the British had sided with Qatar in the conflict regarding Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. as they were afraid that if under Bahraini control, the concession for oil deposits near the town would be given to an American (as opposed to British) oil company as had been done in Bahrain.
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- 1 volume (231 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 volume. There are two 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 title page, on number 1, and runs through to 224, ending on the inside of the back cover of the volume. Anomalies: f.1A; f.126A; f.126B; f.141A; f.141B.
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