‘1/1 Volume I Koweit Saudi relations’ [104r] (218/608)
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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■blockade. -^evei t>liel6®s j it would not} Id© a fixsd annual
payment, wblch. would have the appearance of “trihute 1 *,
and to which the Sheikh would he strongly opposed, hut
wouId^vary from year to year according to the volume
of trade, and it should he possible, therefore, for the
Sheikh to accept the arrangement without loss of prestige.
4. Sir Phillip Cunliffe-Lister would also suggest that
Sis Maj [email protected] f s Minister at Jedda should he instructed to
advise the Hejaz-Nejd Government at a suitable oppor-
-tuhity informally of the existence of the claim put for-
-ward by the Sheikh of Kuwait against Ihn Baud. Such a
communication might he made on the lines proposed by
Colonel Biscoe in the latter part of paragraph 11 of his
despatch of the 5th of February. The claims in'ques-
-tion are those referred to in paragraph 4 of Colonel*s
Biscce # s despatch No 11 of th 15th May, 1931, a copy of
which ( with its enclosure) was sent to the 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.
and Foreign Office on the 13th of June 1931.
5. Sir Phillip Cunliffe-Lister will he glad to be in-
-formed whether Sir Samual Eoare concurs in the procedure
now proposed. If so he will suggest to the Secretary
of State for Foreign Affairs that the question should he
taken up as soon as possible with the Hejaz-Nejd Govern-
6. A copy of this letter is being sent to the Foreign
Office with the exception of the telegrams of the 14th
and 22nd of April, copies of which have already been
communicated to that Department.
I am, etc.
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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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