‘1/1 Volume II Koweit Saudi relations’ [114r] (236/534)
The record is made up of 1 volume (261 folios). It was created in 5 Jul 1933-13 Mar 1935. 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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Saving ram XX
From BUM. t s Minister, Jedda.
To H.LMs Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Repeated to Government of India, New Delhi. No.4.Saving.
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. , Bushire.No.5-Saving.
Dated 14th (received 24th) April 1934.
mentioned in last paragraph of my telegram No.30 states that
only fixed boundaries are those with Kuwait and f Iraq and
that between Nejd and Trans j or dan ia . His Majesty does not
( corrupt ) attempt to indicate length of approximate f rontier to
east and south east but states that greater part of Rub-
corrupt) al Khali is (considered?) among dependents of Nejd as
all tribes submit and ray zakat year by year to Nejdi
officials. He gives length of coast frcra south east
corner of Kuwait Neutral ZoneTto Qatar "as 350 miles.
My telegram No.47
Chapter on Boundaries of Saudi Arabia in work
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Correspondence and other papers concerning relations between Britain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. The volume is a direct chronological continuation of ‘1/1 Volume I Koweit Saudi relations’ (IOR/R/15/5/109), and covers the following subjects:
- The movements of Khalid bin Hithlain of the Al-’Ajman tribe.
- The trading blockade, imposed on Kuwait by the King of Saudi Arabia, ‘Abdul ‘Aziz bin ‘Abdur Rahman al-Faisal [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd (Ibn Sa‘ūd)].
- The views of British Government officials on Britain’s obligations to Kuwait, in light of the blockade.
- Negotiations between British and Saudi officials (including the Saudi Arabian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Faud Hamza [Fu’ād Ḥamzah]) concerning Saudi Arabia’s borders with its neighbours, the Kuwait blockade, and Yemen.
The volume’s principal correspondents include: 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. at Kuwait (Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Richard Patrick Dickson); 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. (Lieutenant-Colonel Trenchard William Craven Fowle); the British Minister at Jedda [Jeddah] (Andew Ryan); the British Chargé d’Affaires at Jedda (Albert Spencer Calvert).
The volume contains several papers in Arabic, which are usually accompanied by English translations.
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- 1 volume (261 folios)
The volume’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, from the earliest item at the front to the latest at the end.
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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 261; 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.
The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers; nor does it include the two leading and ending flyleaves.
Additional foliation sequences are present in parallel between ff 4-261; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.
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