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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.' [‎208r] (335/336)

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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PARLIAMENTARY NOTICE.
Session 19 H •
Under Secretary.
Parliamentary Under Secre
tary.
Secretary of State
Date.
Initial.
HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Question by _ Aj.
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For
V*/l. Mr. Dillon, Lo ask the Secre tary of State for Foreign Affairs, whether he
will lay on the Table a copy' (iff ^ agreement or treaty'’ with the Sheik of
Kom eit, and whether he can define the status quo in regard to Koweit
which the British Government insists on maintaining. [Tuesday 28th March.]
' | {Form No. 7.]
5976. I. 1086. 1000.—6/1909.
Baghdad Railway.
'o^ r r . D,LL ° N , asked whether the Foreign 1
Secretary will lay on the Table a copy of
^ ^f e ir agr ®! inen j ° r treat y with the Sheik
rj ot Koweit; and whether he can define the
Britlh^V 11 regard t0 K ° Weit which ^e
taintg? Ver " ment inSistS ° n mai "-
+ i " cannot at this stage of
; 1 he negotiations respecting the Baghdad
Railway usefully add to what T have
already said on the subject of Koweit.
FELL asked if the negotiations re
garding the Baghdad Railway have pro-
I rfshTm 80 ^ a§ t0 glVe to Germany the
i right to construct a branch line from A i
j andretta to join the maL iSe aTdff
these negotiations care was taken A
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Bosphorns to Baghdad^Td not oZVl
Alexandretta to Baghdad ? ‘
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L th f first Question is to refer the
come to™ Turkish gT 11 * agreement
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on. Member s attention to Article 12 of
Match Tmt C <-nventn of
certain prefe?e“i/;‘tiU e ts C “ Ce “t re of
been a party to the negotiations L
section 0 " lmS already begun on the Taurus

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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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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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