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File 4673/1919 Pt 1 ‘Persian Gulf:- Visit to England of the son of the Sheikh of Bahrein + party. General arrangements + proceedings. Incidence of cost.’ [‎244r] (465/494)

The record is made up of 1 item (258 folios). It was created in 20 Feb 1903-9 Jul 1928. 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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In atly further oomraatiioation
on this subject, please quote
No . 50909/1,1.E./44.
and address,
not to any person bp name,
but to—
“The Under-Secretary of State,”
Foreign Office,
London, S.W.l,
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April 7th, 1919.
I am directed by Earl Curzon of Kedleston to
acknowledge the receipt of your letter no. p.1532
of the 1st April on the subject of the proposed visit
to England of a son of the Sheikh of Bahrein, in
A
company with a son of BirTSaud, Emir of Nejd.
Lord Curzon presumes that 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. would
he responsible for their entertainment during their
stay in this country and concurs in Mr. Secretary
Montagu’s proposal to authorise the Government of India
to proceed on the lines indicated in the Civil
Commissioner’s telegram of the 13th March.
I am,
Sir,
Your most obedient
The Under-Secretary of State,
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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This part contains correspondence regarding the visit of a Mission (deputation) consisting of ‘Abdullah bin ‘Īsá Āl Khalīfah, son of Shaikh Isa of Bahrein [Bahrain], Abdullah’s son Muhammad, Abdullah’s Private Secretary Jasim Cheravi, and a personal servant, to the United Kingdom and Paris in 1919.

It includes correspondence regarding arrangements for the visit, but most of the correspondence relates to expenditure on the visit, including: the question as to how far the Government Hospitality Fund accepts responsibility for the expenses connected with the visit, including the payment of an interpreter; and the adjustment of the account of Major Norman Napier Bray (Political Officer attached to the Bahrein Mission) in connection with the Bahrein Mission.

The main correspondents include: 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. ; the Civil Commissioner, Baghdad (‘Political, Baghdad’); the Foreign Office; the Treasury; the Government Hospitality Fund, HM Office of Works; Norman Napier Bray; the Government of India Foreign and Political Department; the Secretary to the Government of Bombay Political Department; Haji Abdul Majid Belshah, of the School of Oriental Studies, London Institution (Interpreter to the Mission from Bahrein); the Accountant General, Bombay; and the Accountant General, (Civil) Baghdad.

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File 4673/1919 Pt 1 ‘Persian Gulf:- Visit to England of the son of the Sheikh of Bahrein + party. General arrangements + proceedings. Incidence of cost.’ [‎244r] (465/494), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/850/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100074780348.0x000063> [accessed 22 November 2019]

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