‘1/1 Volume I Koweit Saudi relations’ [75r] (160/608)
The record is made up of 1 volume (294 folios). It was created in 2 Mar 1929-9 Jul 1933. 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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Dated 22n<i iipril 1932
lolitioal resident, Buahlre*
Secretary of State for the Colonies, London.
Xour telegram No 2 of 14th April.
2. Xour presumption is not correct. bheikh
does wish to exclude discussion of those alternatives fcy
ooamissionere when appointed. I have now received his
lonaal letter ot agreement to appoint commissioners and
am sending it to you hy next air mail. in it h© states
he will never agree to three alternatives.
3* Personally 1 do not think difficulty ought
to arise about this, If matter explained to Kedjaz Gov-
-eminent. Xusaf Xasin informed me that King realised
that alternatives (1) and (Ij)[email protected]© Impracticable and I
informed him that Sheikh would not agree to (III).
4* I would emphasis© ttxat 3heikh*s objection
is to fixed annual payments This would not rule out
possibility of some^arrangements on lines outlined in
para li of my despatch No 3 of 5th February under which
payment by Kuwait to Nejd would vary in accordance with
customs receipts. Whether such arrangement would he
teas!hie I can not say, hut it would, probably be less
unpalatable to Bhelkh*
Copy oy air ;mil to Government of India ana
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Papers concerning relations between Kuwait and the Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd (later Saudi Arabia), and a trading blockade imposed on Kuwait by the King of Hejaz and Nejd (from September 1932, the King of the Arab Sa’udite Kingdom [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 volume includes:
- Correspondence exchanged between British officials in London ( 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. , Foreign Office), 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) and 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 Hugh Vincent Biscoe; Lieutenant-Colonel Trenchard Craven William Fowle).
- Correspondence exchanged between 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 and the Ruler of Kuwait, Shaikh Sir Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah [Aḥmad al-Jābir Āl Ṣabāḥ].
- Copies of correspondence (translated into English) exchanged between the Ruler of Kuwait and the King of Hejaz and Nejd.
- Copies of food prices lists, issued by the Arabia Saoudiyah [Saudi Arabia] Government, and published in the Um-Alkura [ Umm-al-Qura ] newspaper in May 1933 (ff 280-283).
Some of the volume’s correspondence is in Arabic, accompanied by English translations.
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- 1 volume (294 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 294; 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 six leading and ending flyleaves.
Additional foliation sequences are present in parallel between ff 3-294; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.
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