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File J/36 'Correspondence received from outside Bahrain' [‎3r] (5/60)

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The record is made up of 1 file (30 folios). It was created in 8 Oct 1946-17 Aug 1948. 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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No. 156/2/54*
Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
October 8th 1946.
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
present their compliments to His Majesty*s Legation
and, inform them that Fatma bint Qasem applied to
the competent authority in the Government of H.M. the
King stating that she was the wife of Abdurrahman ibn
Ahmad al Mahzaa* of Bahrain and resident of al Manamah.
He divorced her on 10/2/1364 in accordance withthe
divorce document which she obtained from the Qadhi of
Bahrain, but the said document has been destroyed, and
she requests that her ex-husband may supoly her with
another divorce document through the Qadhi of Bahrain,
because she wishes to marry. The Ministry request
that the necessary action may be taken, with a view to
informing her husband of the desire of his ex-wife, and
to transmitting the divorce document in question to
this Ministry.
The Ministry take this opportunity to express
its high consideration.
To: H.M. Legation,
Jed da.

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This file contains correspondence with claimants of funds and estates from outside Bahrain, but who either have relations in Bahrain or used to reside there as foreign subjects. Most papers relate to civil cases of divorce and inheritance, primarily between Bahrain, Iran and India.

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1 file (30 folios)

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 30; 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 2-24; these numbers are also written in pencil or crayon, but are not circled.

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