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Coll 35/38 'Saudi Arabia: Saudi-Kuwait postal arrangements' [‎25r] (50/55)

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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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Copy of an Express Letter No. D.3790-N/34, dated
Simla, August 27th, 1934, from Foreign, Simla, lo Britconsul,
Reference your predecessor's letter No. 347 of 1932
dated the 14th February, 1932.
Tne Saudi Posts, Telegraphs and Telephone Department
have now proposed that a daily mail service at tneir expense
snould bo established oetwe^n nahrain on one one hand and
Hofuf and Katif on the other, to taKe tne place of tue
present weekl,/ service L>et«een iiofuf ana Bahrain.
The Inaian Posts and Telegraphs Department are
prepared to a^ree in the preoosed arrangement.
Please state whether j O'd see any local or otner

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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' [‎25r] (50/55), 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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