'File 22/23 II Kuwait Conference 1924' [15r] (29/544)
The record is made up of 1 volume (270 folios). It was created in 16 Jan 1924-23 Mar 1924. 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.
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Prt:fcici£nv of Uic iraw vion .
Your fct-temt-ni th t no cl ime h yc been m.de by the
* Ira^ Government it not the c ee as we hevc m de Bever 1 rt jorte
to Xkx. H.I . the ligh Commibsioner.
( 2 ) *he return of Bajd plunder oy the 'Ir^q Governmtnt and
ol their not confiscating it in place of the plunder t Gsen fro^
their territory was an act of courtesy nd shows the good
intentione of th;. 1 Iraq Government and doee not in ny way show
that they had no cl imfc.
(a) Besides, I tell you that my Government will agree to
leave t e question oi the d ite from which cl ime for restoration
of plunder shall oe considered to the Ari.itr tion tornmittce
which it is proposed to convene from representatives of tot
parties to investigate such claims.
President addressing the Kajd Leleg . tes: -
ho ^ou refuse this proposal also ?
Island Delegate . -
I think the whole matter might be left to n Arbitration
Committee as proposed.
Pres/^n 1 :
xhen sh 11 we call it setlle-d nd agreed thst n rbitrat
ion Committee decide ol ims for the return of plunder and also
iix th^ date from which such cl ims my be llowed.
Let us now consider the second of the ’Iraq Covernmtnt’s
demands, n mely the stopping of raiding which both parties
’ Abdullah ffendi
ihc question will bo solved if we agree that raiding is
a crime .
ihnt is another v-uestion altogether nd only concerns
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The volume comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes relating to the 1923-24 Kuwait Conference to arbitrate the Najd-Transjordan and Najd-Hijaz boundaries. The main topics discussed include the following:
- the Kuwait Conference: adjournment, 1924;
- further negotiations.
The discussion in the volume relates to the minutes of the sessions (3rd to 12th) and the exhortations of the President of the conference, Stuart George Knox, to the delegates not to take hardened negotiating positions. Topics discussed in the correspondence also include: Ibn Sa'ud's health, flags and badges and raising of armed forces. An index to the volume is given in folio 269.
The principal correspondents in the volume include: the Secretary of State for Colonies, London; 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 Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , Stuart George Knox; the High Commissioner, Baghdad; the High Commissioner, Jerusalem; 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. , Kuwait; 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. , Bahrain.
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- 1 volume (270 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume.
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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 272; 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. Two additional foliation sequences are also present in parallel between ff 3-269, and ff 163-261; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.
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