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File 600/1905 Pt 4 'Aden Hinterland: Proposed Treaties with the Sultans of Beda and Audali; Treaty with Beda held in abeyance' [‎263r] (157/158)

The record is made up of 1 item (78 folios). It was created in Jan 1903-Dec 1914. 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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Telegram to Vioeroy ; dated S Jan. IPOS
(repeated to Aden 10.1.OS).
Foreign Seore-. Aden Delimitation. Resident's telegrams
2P Deo. and 4 January. Upper Yaffai. Prime Minister and
Seay, of state for Foreign Affairs agree that it is
neoessary to secure friendship of Bheihhs, hut are
that m should oomitourselves further than is neoassary
before Commission have ascertained foots as to limits of
tribal territory. Resident should therefore attempt to
gain support of SheiHhs by offer of money payments increas
ing, if neoessary, mm of Rs. 10,000 in his te
of 38 December.Should this fail, he should propose, as he
suggests, treaty of friendship end peace with stipend.
This in view of poltoy indicated in my other telegram of
to-day ought to sufftoe. But if found absolutely neoessary
he may premise protection. He should, however, do so in
guarded terms, so as not to oom it us to maintenanoe of
aotual limits of tribal occupation if investigation by
Commission should shoio compromise to be advisable.

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Part 4 of the file relates to negotiations over treaties with the Beda and Audali tribes of the Aden hinterland.

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The papers cover several matters, including:

  • an attack by Saidi and Hasani tribes on a British survey party in January 1904;
  • the conclusion of a protectorate treaty with the Audali tribe on 19 September 1914;
  • a delay in securing a treaty with the Beda tribe and the reasons behind it.
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File 600/1905 Pt 4 'Aden Hinterland: Proposed Treaties with the Sultans of Beda and Audali; Treaty with Beda held in abeyance' [‎263r] (157/158), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/75/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100026748151.0x000083> [accessed 19 August 2019]

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