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Coll 35/38 'Saudi Arabia: Saudi-Kuwait postal arrangements' [‎16r] (32/55)

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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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FILE COPY
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA,
Department .
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EXPRESS LETTER
B % —This is an ORIGINAL MESSAGE, sent by post to save telegraphic
expense and undue use of the wires, but intended to be treated,, on
receipt, with the same expedition as if it had been telegraphed. To
save time and formalities it is worded and signed as if it had hem
so despatched,]
From
Britconsul
Bu shire
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To
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. , London
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Repeated - Minister} Jedda
Foreign, Delhi
Political,Kuwait
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EaXed ‘ tiie 9 th June
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58 - 73 0/1182/4
Subject:- Saudi Govermrient postal arrangeunents
fere nee Minister Jadcta***
dated the 2nd April 1939
The Shaikh of Kuwait, who was addressed on the subject, has
no objection and I suggest that the Saudi Government direct their
correspondents to address all letters to Riyadh as "via Kuwait"• *
The Kuwait Post Office will then hand over such letters to
the Saudi "Trade Agent" who will be responsible for onward transmission
RSSIDdNT
The issue of the above has been authorised
Secretary t
Resident i
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MFP—1198 SAP—(M-2302)—22-2-38—300,000.
’ ble the Political
ersian Gulf.
feECo. POL. DEPt.
19 JUN 1939
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.

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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)
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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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