'21/5 QATAR HOSPITAL' [8r] (15/48)
The record is made up of 1 file (22 folios). It was created in 30 Sep 1946-8 Jan 1948. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .
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rupees Indian silver coin also widely used in the Persian Gulf.
Xf the«• funds «•!*• providsd Osllowey thinlw that the ;;h*lkh
»!. C «id< all0 L U S ?° run , th * diapanaary froa the unfinished ^
uiitming which h® could then h% urged to Jtlnisn* P &'
3. The proposal has also a speclel political asport
wnich mmm to m to he important, under article viil of
tiw 2 atar Ireaty of 1916, the Shaikh undertook to receive an. .,iv
agent oi the *,rlttah Oovernaent but this was wodlfied by ''
to/* 8 letter dated the 3rd f-ovestber, 1816, ate tiny
that effect would not be flven to this .rticle witiiout full
consultotloa with the halkh and the obtaining of his conssnt.
It wouM useful now atid will probably b® itieraasingly
djsirablfe to h&y® #.» * g@nt in a tar surid while the amlkh might
object to the formal enfcroeiseat of article ¥111 of the Treaty
hi? would probably welcome the appointeeut of & doctors who if
m Wmm the right tyf# of Ml could be used for political work*
4. I sb semUug a copy of this letter to
and to Galloway*
fours sincerely 9
Gd* f* HAfe
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This file concerns the construction of the first hospital at Doha, Qatar, in the mid-1940s. Correspondents in this file include: Lieutenant-Colonel Arnold Crawshaw Galloway, 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. at Bahrain; Cornelius James Pelly, 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; E P Donaldson, 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. , London; Dr W N Storm and Dr Paul Wilberforce Harrison of the American Mission at Bahrain.
Details include funding by the American Mission and the possibility of funding from the Government of India based on the scale of that provided for medical facilities at Dubai; the necessity of medical facilities to service the oil industry and for a Political Officer to reside at Doha under Article 8 of the Anglo-Qatar treaty of 1916; relations between the American Mission and Qatar and the British administration; and the possibility of posting an European doctor to Qatar. Notable documents include a letter, dated 6 Dhu al-Qidah 1366 (20 September 1947), from ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī to 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 regarding the construction of the hospital and a report by Storm and Harrison about their trip to the hospital at Doha in October 1947.
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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the file. File notes appear at the rear of the file.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 24; 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.
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