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File 7251/1920 Pt 4 'Arabia: [Nejd] Question of channel of communication between H. M. Govt & Ibn Saud' [‎12v] (18/412)

The record is made up of 1 volume (204 folios). It was created in 1922-1927. 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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This part contains correspondence between British officials regarding diplomatic relations between Ibn Saud [Ibn Sa‘ūd or ‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd] and the British Government, specifically the protocol for communication between the two parties and whether or not a personal representative of Ibn Saud should be appointed in London. The primary correspondents in the file are officials from the Foreign Office, Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in Bushire, the Colonial Office and 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. . On folios 71-72 and 124, the file contains two letters sent to British officials by Ibn Saud.

The correspondence also discusses the activities of representatives of the Soviet Union in Ibn Saud's domains, general political conditions in the Arabian peninsula and the division of responsibilities between the Colonial Office and the Government of India in the area.

On folio 112 the file contains a small hand-drawn map of the Gulf with the locations and titles of Britain's various diplomatic representatives in the region marked on it.

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File 7251/1920 Pt 4 'Arabia: [Nejd] Question of channel of communication between H. M. Govt & Ibn Saud' [‎12v] (18/412), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/938/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100084588764.0x00001e> [accessed 18 November 2019]

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