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'Negotiations with Ibn Saud regarding Boundaries of Saudi Arabia' [‎13r] (25/40)

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The record is made up of 1 file (18 folios). It was created in 29 Sep 1949-23 Aug 1950. 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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British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
10th July, 1950.
Please refer to ^ur C/Q 158 of 4th Ju^y.
2 ‘ , As reported in/para 4 of my 11/39/50'" of 8th
a^ S a nf 2 , ° f T 1/24/50 ° f 5th June,tlae J^fahla
in yS 136611 in 3atar. They are mentioned
ol. + ° m £ 3 ar>t;Lo:l - e ° n the Na’im as a part of the
-ecuion of that trihe which is to be found in Qatar,
nn ? eard J them mentioned on almost every occasion
on wmcn I ^ have discussed the tribal situation here.
2ess tnon-hls ?n Ve Jn® 11 le f s a 8'g resslv e and to have made
i 6 ®? ‘-rouble ohan the rest of the Ka'im, and I am at
and understand the pre-occupation of Shaikh Salman
ana his relatives with them.
A 4 ., b. I have been unable to find any mention of the
ARoat* m Lorimer and do not luiow where their proper
locat.ion is. Shaildi Ali admits that there are some in
yaoar at present and does not seem to attach any special
^ ib -,? 1 ? sa ^ s they caxae fronj/other side of
hhali, Giiis side of the Hadhramaut. Uy
bodyguard on the other hand, says they came from Oman
(para 3 of my 11/36/50 of 3rd June) and that many have
been employed in Qalkr as guards for the last year or

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This file concerns Saudi Arabian boundary negotiations between 1949 and 1950 and specifically concerns boundaries with Qatar (folios 2-3 and 6-12), Buraimi [al-Buraymī] (folios 4-5 and 16-19) and the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. (folios 14-15). The file contains correspondence between Herbert George Jakins, Cornelius James Pelly and R Andrew, Political Agents at Bahrain; Arthur John Wilton, 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 Doha; and Patrick Desmond Stobart, Political Officer at Sharjah.

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1 file (18 folios)

The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation: The main foliation sequence commences at the front cover and terminates at the back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional incomplete sequence is also present in parallel between ff 2-19; these numbers are written in a combination of pen and pencil, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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