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File 1247/1912 Pt 1 'Turkey:- Communication to Turkish Govt of agreement between Gt. Britain and Koweit, Bahrein & Trucial Chiefs. Decorations for Sheiks of Koweit, Mohammerah & Bahrein in connection with Anglo-Turkish Convention.' [‎144r] (207/336)

The record is made up of 123 folios. It was created in 19 Oct 1896-24 Sep 1913. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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Signed at Ras-ool-Kheimah at midday, on Saturday, the 29th of the month of Rabe-
ul-Awul, in the year of the Hegira 1235, corresponding to the 15th January, 1820.
(L.S.) c HASSUN-BIN-ALI,
Sheikh of Zyah,
The seal is Captain Thompson’s, as Sheikh Hassun-bin-Ali had not a seal at the
time of signature.
Copy of the general treaty with the friendly (literally the “ pacificated ”) Arabs,
with the signatures attached to it, up to the 15th day of January, 1820, inclusive.
Given under my hand and seal :
W. GRANT KE1R,
Maj or-G eneral.
J. P. Thompson, Captain,
17th Light Dragoons, and Interpreter.
Ratified by the Governor-General in Council on the 2nd April, 1820.
Signed for Mahomed-bin-Haza-bin-Zaal, Sheikh of Debah, a minor, at Shargah, on
Friday, the Pith of the month of Rubee-oos-Sanee, in the year of the Hegira 1235,
corresponding to the 28th January, 1820.
(L.S.) SAEED-BIN-SYF,
Uncle of Sheikh Mahomed.
Signed at Shargah at midday, on Friday, the 19th of the month of Rubee-oos-Sanee,
in the year of the Hegira 1235, corresponding to the 4th February, 1820.
(L.S.) SULTAN-BIN-SUGGUR,
Chief of Shargah.
Signed at Shargah by the vakeel on the part of the Sheikhs Suleiman-bin-Ahmed
and Abdulla-bin-Ahmed, in his quality of vakeel to the sheikhs aforesaid, on Saturday,
the 20th of the month of Rubee-oos-Sanee, in the year of the Hegira 1235, corresponding
to the 5th February, 1820.
(L.S.) STUD ABDOOL JABEL-BIN-SYUD YAS,
Vakeel of Sheikh Suleman-bin-Ahmed and
Sheikh Ahdoola-bin-Ahmed of the family of
Khalifa, Sheikhs of Bahrein.
Signed and accepted by Suleman-bin-Ahmed, of the house of Khalifa, at Bahrein,
on the 9th Jemadee-ool-Awul, in the year of the Hegira 1235, corresponding to the
23rd February, 1820.
(L.S.)
Signed and accepted by Abdoola-bin-Ahmed, of the house of Khalifa, at Bahrein,
on the 9th Jemadee-ool-Awul, in the year of the Hegira 1235, corresponding to the
23 rd February, 1820.
(L.S.)
Signed at Faleia, at noon, on Wednesday, the 29th of the month of Jemadee-ool-
Awul, in the vear of the Hegira 1235, corresponding to the 15th March, 1820.
(L.S.) RAS H ED-BIN-HAMID,
Chief of Ejman.
Signed at Faleia, at noon, on Wednesday, the 29th of the month of Jemadee-ool-
Awul in the year of the Hegira 1235, corresponding to the 15th March, 1820.
(L.S.) ABDOOLA-BIN-RASHID,
Chief of Umm-ool-Keiwey.
(L.S.) W. GRANT KE1R,
Major-General.
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The correspondence relates to the Anglo-Turkish Convention and assistance provided by the Shaikhs of Koweit [Kuwait] and Mahommerah [Khorramshahr] in the negotiation process, which results in the decision to bestow the award of KCSI (Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India) on both Shaikhs.

Also discussed are:

  • the negotiations between the Ottoman Government and the Bagdad Railway Company;
  • a request by the Turkish Government for copies of agreements and conventions made by the British Government with Koweit, Bahrein [Bahrain] and the Trucial Chiefs;
  • the decision to also bestow honours of a CSI (Companion of the Order of the Star of India) on Shaikh of Bahrein and CIE (Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire) on Haji Rais, trusted confident and adviser to the Shaikh of Mahommerah.

The principal correspondents include the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Sir Edward Grey), the Secretary of State for India (Viscount Morley of Blackburn, Lord George F Hamilton, and Lord Crewe), the Viceroy of India (Lord Curzon, Earl of Minto), 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. (Percy Zachariah Cox), the Foreign Secretary to the Government of India (Arthur Henry McMahon), and representatives of the Foreign Office.

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123 folios
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Foliation: The foliation sequence for this description commences at f 86, and terminates at f 208, as part of a larger physical volume; 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.

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