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'Middle East Committee. Note prepared for meeting of 12th January 1918. Sir M. Sykes's memorandum on the Palestine and West Arabian situation' [‎29r] (3/6)

The record is made up of 1 file (3 folios). It was created in 10 Jan 1918. 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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The file consists of a note, dated 10 January 1918, written by John Evelyn Shuckburgh (Political Department, 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. ) on a memorandum written by Sir Mark Sykes on the Palestine and West Arabian situation. The note was prepared for a meeting of the Middle East Committee. Shuckburgh comments on statements made by Sykes, and provides an account of the latest developments and plans for the region. A section is included on policy in regards to Bin Saud [Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd ] (Wahabi Emir of Nejd), and tensions with King Husain [Hussein bin Ali] (Sharif and Emir of Mecca). Recommendations for action are given.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at f 28, and terminates at f 30, as it is 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. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 28-30; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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'Middle East Committee. Note prepared for meeting of 12th January 1918. Sir M. Sykes's memorandum on the Palestine and West Arabian situation' [‎29r] (3/6), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/18/B272, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100028631210.0x000004> [accessed 16 July 2018]

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