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Coll 6/72 'Saudi Arabia: Relations with the Yemen. Delimitation of the Saudi-Yemeni Frontier.' [‎7r] (13/50)

The record is made up of 1 file (23 folios). It was created in 1 Mar 1934-15 Apr 1936. It was written in English. 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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My dear Gilbert,
You vail remember that we sent you under cover
of our official letter No. E 1608/79/25 of the loth
April a copy of a sketch-map of the then Saudi-Yemeni
frontier, prepared by the Legation at jedda.
2. The Legation have since considered this question
further in the light of the Saudi-Yemeni peace treaty and
with some help from Euad Bey Hamza, and have now suggested
certain amendments. I enclose copies of our
correspondence with them. I also enclose a revised copy
of the map, which we have had made here in the light of
the Chancery letters. Although in sending us the map the
Chancery have reminded us that it is M still largely
"guesswork 1 ', you may nevertheless be glad to have a copy
of it.
enclosures to Blaster _^,t the Colonial office. Fryer at
the

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This file primarily concerns the delimitation of the Saudi-Yemeni frontier, following the conclusion of the Treaty of Taif in 1934. It includes discussion of the following: the geographical position of the Beni Malik [Bani Malik], Abadil [ʿAbādil] and Ahl Faifa [Ahl Fayfa] tribes; amendments to a pre-existing sketch map of the frontier; arrangements made by both parties of the treaty for the delimitation of the frontier.

Correspondents include the following: His Majesty's Chargé d'Affaires, Jedda (Albert Spencer Calvert); His Majesty's Minister, Jedda (Sir Andrew Ryan); officials of the Foreign Office and the British Legation at Jedda.

In addition to correspondence, the file includes a copy of the aforementioned sketch map (enclosed in an envelope), and a copy of a translation of an extract from the Treaty of Taif.

The file includes a divider which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (23 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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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 25; 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 1-24; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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Coll 6/72 'Saudi Arabia: Relations with the Yemen. Delimitation of the Saudi-Yemeni Frontier.' [‎7r] (13/50), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/2145, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100040077896.0x00000e> [accessed 22 November 2019]

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