Coll 6/72 'Saudi Arabia: Relations with the Yemen. Delimitation of the Saudi-Yemeni Frontier.' [18r] (35/50)
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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in all directions belong to the Yemeni Kingdom; and all
the borders and territories up to the end of their boundaries,
in all directions, belong to the Saudi Arab Kingdom. All
points mentioned in this article, whether north, south,
east or west, are to be considered in accordance with the
general trend of the frontier line in the directions
indicated; often obstacles cause it to bend into the
country of one or other kingdom. As regards the
determination and fixing of the said line, the separating
out of the tribes and the settlement of their diras in the
best manner, these shall be effected by a committee formed
of an equal number of persons from the two parties, in a
friendly and brotherly way and without prejudice, according
to tribal usage and custom.
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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)
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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