'File 22/23 II Kuwait Conference 1924' [16r] (31/544)
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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the ^utifc tion of txtr ditionjwhot we arc t Iking acout no\ .«
raiding by ’Iraq Iribct into * jd nd £»’jd tribee into ’Iraq
Pr^eident of the ’Ir*.q i>eleg tion:-
i undertake now that the Iraq Government will punish thotc
who raid K jd. Will the h jd Delegation give a similar
B tJ d Delegatee : -
fee, the h jd Government will punish thooe who r id
rhen we c n dr ft a cl use to that effect.
lach of the two Governments of «sjd and *-traq agrees that
raiding by their trices inio th<r; territory oi the other Government
is a crime which they will punish very severely nd that the
Th?ikh of the tribe will be held responsible.
^2) in addition to what has been agreed upon in the previous
clause both Governments will to the best of their ability return
the plunder and in the event of their bt ing un ble to do so,
they will pay compensation to the value of the plunder.
President of the Hajd Delegation.
1 request that this be left till tomorrow, to enable ut
to discuss the proposal for the appointment of the Agents. If
we re not able to satisfy ourselv e on this point wc must
refer the matter wo H.H. our Pul tan and await his orders.
flow let us see about the fourth point, fter some
discussion the cl use* was dral tod upon as follows :
Beither H.ii. the Cult n of hi,jd nor H.M. the ing of
I he following clause w^.s then dr f ted : -
Let us now turn to the third point
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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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