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'File 12/15 Political Agent's tour' [‎46r] (91/469)

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The record is made up of 1 file (233 folios). It was created in 19 Jan 1937-1 Feb 1945. 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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D.O* No. C/345
Dated the 28th May 1938
As the Down Slow Mail will not be here until Monday
morning it is obvious that we cannot catch up with our pro
gramme at once. I have been thinking this matter over this
morning and the more I think the more certain I am that I
ought to ,*o to Dohah first unless thj s is gravely Inconvenient
to you. I am particularly anxious to see the Shaikh of Qatar
and give him a personal warning to prevent any possible hosti
lities In Hawar (I will tell you
next).
2. Subject therefore to your
following:
Leave
Bahrain
Arrive
Dohah
Leave
Dohah
Arrive
Abu Dhabi
I^eave
Abu Dhabi
Arrive
Dubai
can
We igteackl then either lie
all about this when I see you
approval I would suggest the
1800 hours Monday 30th May
0800 hours Tuesday 31st May
1600 hours Tuesday 31st May
0800 hours Wednesday 1st June
0400 hours Thursday 2nd June
1200 hours Thursday 2nd June
off :>ubai until early Saturday
morning y or proceed to Xhtm Kuwai on Thursday night whichever
catch
you think besty and aaocx up with the programme as from the mor
ning of Saturday f the 4th June? the programme to be completed
as in your letter No. 5S9 of the 25th ! ay 1938.
3. I hope this is not tiresome for youy and it strikes me
that you would robably prefer this to paying a visit t<v Dohah
would
after leaving Sharjah on the 11th June since that W32CL almost
certainly mean delay in the time of arrival at Bahrain. If you
agree could you send a signal this morning as I must arrange to
inform the Shaikhs of Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Dubai at once.
Captain G.H.Faulkner, D.S.C.y H.N.y
Senior Naval Officer f
Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. Division,
H.M.3. Shoreham.
Yours sincerely.

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The file contains correspondence and telegrams sent and received by the 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 Bahrain, Hugh Weighman, mostly from 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. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. and the 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 Sharjah, regarding arrangements and programmes for his official visits to the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. and Qatar. Some visits were carried via HMS Shoreham , so there is also correspondence with its Captain, G H Faulkner, and with British Overseas Airways Corporation representatives, regarding the fares to be paid by the Agent when staying in their Fort in Sharjah.

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The documents in the file are mainly in English. There is correspondence in Arabic with English translation, with Shaikh Abdullah bin Qasim al Thani, Ruler of Qatar, regarding the 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 Bahrain's visit to Qatar.

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1 file (233 folios)
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The papers in the volume are arranged chronologically. There are file notes at the end, on folios 224-234. The notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file.

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Foliation: The main foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 235; 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 foliation sequence is also present in parallel between ff 4-234; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence.

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