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File 2182/1913 Pt 2 'Persian Gulf Situation in El Katr Policy towards Bin Saud' [‎114v] (230/543)

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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3. The Captain should further be instructed to show the letters of introduc
tion to 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. , Bahrain, and consult that officer regarding their
delivery and be guided by his advice.
No. igo, dated Bushire, the igth April 1914 .
From— Major S. G. Knox, C.I.E., Officiating 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,
To—A mir 'Abdul 'Aziz bin 'Abdur Rahman bin Faisal as-S&’ud, ’Oqaiiv
After Compliments.
I write to inform you that the British India Steam Navigation Company
proposes to run a small steamer locally to convey merchandize and passengers
between Bahrain, Qatif, ’Oqair and Qatar and I send this letter by the Captain
of the said steamer to introduce him to you, feeling confident that, out of friend
ship and with a view to the promotion of commerce, you will not hesitate to
afford him all possible assistance in a project which is certain to benefit your port
and people commercially.
No. 191 , dated Bushire, the 19 th April 1914 .
From— Major S. G. Knox, C.I.E., Officiating 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,
To—S haikh ’Abdulla bin Jasim bin Thani, Qatar.
After Compliments.
I write to inform you that the British India Steam Navigation Company
proposes to run a small steamer locally to convey merchandize and passengers
between Bahrain, Qatif,’Oqair and Qatar and I send this letter by the Captain
of the said steamer to introduce him to you, feeling confident that, out of friend
ship and with a view to the promotion of commerce, you will not hesitate to
afford him all possible assistance in a project which is certain to benefit your port
and people commercially.

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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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