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File 2182/1913 Pt 2 'Persian Gulf Situation in El Katr Policy towards Bin Saud' [‎31r] (66/543)

The record is made up of 1 volume (269 folios). It was created in 18 Nov 1913-22 Nov 1916. It was written in English and French. 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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agreed to exclude foreign traders and has been given
M carte to blanche” against Qatr.
On the other hand, fthe 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 has
never heard any such story and apparently discredits it; I
was myself inclined to do so on first hearing it, as I did
indirectly before Shaikh Ifujbil reached. Bahrain, when lie
was on his way from Kuwait.
However 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, writing on the
16th June, agrees that further correspondence has undoubted
ly taken place between the Turks and Bin Sa'ud but Shaikh
Sir Mubarak professes that he knows nothing on the subject.
A Kuwait report says that the Turks have agreed to X
leave Bin Sa'ud in possession of Hassa and Qatif on payment
of a yearly sum of money.
As far as one can venture to make any prophecy on these
conflicting rumours, it "uuld seem that the Turkish envoys
have failed to arrive at any definite understanding with
the ' Amir but have patched up some [email protected] truce v,r ith Bin
Sa'ud, which the latter mil be fX/XX free to abide by or
neglect as he pleases and u; hich they have misrepresented
to Constantinople as a. binding agreement.
The next few weeks should show whether the 'Amir will
show any hostility to British traders and the only matter
that affords me any concern lest the "status quo" should
be altered to the detriment of British interests is that
Shaikh Sir Mubarak bin Subah is not very communicative.
I have, etc.,
Sd/9 S. G. Knox,
Major,
Offg. 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. .

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This volume contains part 2 of the subject 'Persia Gulf'. It primarily concerns British policy towards Bin Saud [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd] following the latter's occupation of Ottoman-ruled El Hassa [Al Hasa]. Included in the volume are the following:

Correspondents include the following:

The part includes a divider that gives the subject and part number, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references contained in the part by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

Extent and format
1 volume (269 folios)
Arrangement

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

The subject 2182 (Persia Gulf) consists of 8 volumes: IOR/L/PS/10/384-391. The volumes are divided into 12 parts with part 1 comprising the first volume, part 2 comprising the second volume, part 3 comprising the third volume, parts 4-5 comprising the fourth volume, part 6 comprising the fifth volume, parts 7-8 comprising the sixth volume, parts 9-10 comprising the seventh volume, and parts 11-12 comprising the eighth volume.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 271; 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 6-270; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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English and French in Latin script
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