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Ext 3564/43 'Report on Saudi Arabia by Dr Storm and Mr Van Peursem of American Mission, Bahrain' [‎4r] (7/10)

The record is made up of 1 file (3 folios). It was created in 5 Apr 1943-16 Jul 1943. 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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*7 r * ^ 4
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v vKi nlwai he« strong fesllngs ©boot the Intsrvsntlon
of ioroignors in ^udi Arabian affairs* ?hough he considers
all foreign influence evil he thinks thf British are less to
be distrusted than other foreigners*
5* >tom was aoazed at the way in which the > ing 9
In spite of his advanced age, still retains all power
exclusively in his own hands anti delegates no authority
to any one - not even to the Crown Prince* Kot only does
he listen avidly to news collected from the radio broad*
casts of foreign stations but he takes e personal interest
in the smallest item of news from any part of hie own
extensive ue*M ituriea*
6* )r* Storm told me that I bn >«ud gave him H 1900 as
a foe for the medical services he had endered. Dr* Storm
received also H 600 from the ^mir Saud and about to 1000
from private patients*
3d/- H* B. akefleld*
9th April 1943*

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This file contains a report about the American Mission Hospital in Bahrain.The report is divided into six parts. Its contents include:

• A summary of the medical tour in Saudi Arabia.

• An account of the conditions of the city, food and people.

• Public sentiment towards news of the war.

• A discussion on the King

• The fee for medical services.

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1 file (3 folios)

The file's contents are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 5; 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.

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Ext 3564/43 'Report on Saudi Arabia by Dr Storm and Mr Van Peursem of American Mission, Bahrain' [‎4r] (7/10), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/838, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 13 December 2019]

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