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Coll 35/38 'Saudi Arabia: Saudi-Kuwait postal arrangements' [‎8v] (17/55)

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The record is made up of 1 file (24 folios). It was created in 4 May 1939-8 Dec 1939. 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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which were communicated to the Political
Agent Bahrein and the British Minister at Jedda.
In the final event official notes embodying the
substance of the Agreement were exchanged
between the Saudi-Arabian Government and
the British Minister at Jedda on behalf
of His Majesty’s Government and the
Government of Bahrein.
In the present instance there will be
no need for these elaborate preliminaries
since agreement on the point at issue has
already been reached. But we should be glad
to learn whether you think that the agreement
might be formally concluded by such an
exchange of notes, in order to avoid the need
of obtaining, in respect of Koweit, the
signature of the Iraqi Posts and Telegraphs
Ufa- should bo glad to- learn to- wha-t
extent yobsihink some procedure such as the
above (though course less elaborate)
might suitably be ac^^uted in the present
connection in order toav«*id any situation
which would, in respect of Kbweit, necessitate
the signature of the agreement b\the
Iraqi- Poo to and-gelographo
Yours sincerely.

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The file concerns the Saudi proposal that mails from Riyadh to Bushire should be sent via Kuwait.

The file contains correspondence between the British Legation at Jedda, 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. , the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Saudi Arabia, and the Government of India.

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1 file (24 folios)

The papers 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 26; 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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Coll 35/38 'Saudi Arabia: Saudi-Kuwait postal arrangements' [‎8v] (17/55), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4146, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 14 November 2019]

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