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'File 4/14 Property in Kuwait of Late Shaikh of Muhammarah (Khorramshahr)' [‎85r] (169/194)

The record is made up of 1 file (95 folios). It was created in 14 Jul 1936-12 Oct 1943. It was written in English and Arabic. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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HIRINGS - KUWAIT. Q\ No. 8001/HKa. '
No. 8001/Hp;a. '
To:- The Politioal Agent
kHwai 1
m
The contents of your letter No # 907 dated 4-9-43 ha«e been
noted.
THiNIYAN bin THANIYAN al GHANIM was addressed through the
Kuwait Oil Coy on account of my predecessors having always dealt
with him through the same channel, probably due to the fact that
this having been the original tenant of the building was instru
mental in obtaining these premises for us and negotiations appear
to have been carried out through its good offices.
The owner also approached me through the same channel in
May this year when a cheque in his favour was mislaid.
I would much prefer however treating these matters through
f our agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. and as this is also your desire I shall avail myself
n future of ysur help in all dealings in Kuwait relevant of my
department.
The contents of your letter No. 902/V14 of 2.9 f 43 have
been conmunicuted to the Area Cocmander for his decision and
orders and it is hoped to give satisfaction to the owner very
shortly.
Area Hir
JCL/SI

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This file contains correspondence regarding property in Kuwait that was previously owned by the late Shaikh Khaz'al bin Jābir al-Ka‘bī, the former ruler of Mohammerah [Khorramshahr]. In addition to the property itself, the belongings inside it are also discussed including a large number of rifles and ammunition.

The correspondence is mainly between British officials, primarily those of the Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. in Kuwait and the Political Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in Bushire. However, the file also contains a limited amount of correspondence with the Ruler of Kuwait, Shaikh Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, a Basra-based lawyer who represented Shaikh Khaz'al's heirs named Muhammad Ahmad and the heirs themselves. Much of this correspondence is in Arabic accompanied by translations in English.

On folio 88, the file contains a blueprint plan of Shaikh Khaz'als property (or 'palace') in Kuwait.

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1 file (95 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 97; 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. Two additional foliation sequences are present in parallel; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled. One of the additional foliation sequences is written in red pencil between ff 15-29.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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