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File contains notes on the personalities and tribes of Abu Dhabi. The notes were produced by the Residency Agent, Sharjah, in response to a request from the Political Agent Bahrain.There are the original notes in Arabic (ff. 24-43) with the English translation (ff. 2-23).A report (ff. 44-58) from th ...
The file consists of two documents:1. A letter dated 19 December 1941 from the Chief Secretary to the Government, Government of Aden, to the Political Agent, Bahrain. The letter encloses the pamphlet The Tribes of British Somaliland and advises that 'difficulty is frequently experienced with identif ...
The file contains correspondence concerning the ownership of islands off the Arabian coast of the Persian Gulf including: Halul; Dalmah; Sir Bani Yas; Tumb, Little Tumb, Farur, Little Farus and Sirri.The correspondence discusses the means by which claims of British protected rulers can be establishe ...
The file contains correspondence discussing the ownership and status of the Hawar Islands and the competing claims of Bahrain and Qatar.It includes the following:a translation and original letter from Abullah bin Qasim Al Thani to Hugh Weightman, Political Agent, Bahrain (ff 6-9);a petition in suppo ...
The file contains correspondence relating to the tribes of Buraimi sent between Gordon Noel Jackson, Political Officer, Sharjah (Trucial Coast) and Cornelius James Pelly, Political Agent, Bahrain.A covering letter (f 2) from Gordon Noel Jackson, Political Officer, Trucial Coast (Sharjah) to Corneliu ...
The file discusses the question of jurisdiction in Bahrain over Nejdis [Najdis], Hasawis and other subjects of Arab rulers, which had been under discussion by the British Government prior to the commencement of the First World War to which a decision had not yet been reached.Included are notes and c ...
This file consists of sixteen letters (including some with their original envelopes) that were sent by Colonel Sir Arthur Henry McMahon of the Indian Staff Corps to Major General Sir Thomas Perrott of the British Army.The letters were sent while McMahon was on service as an officer in the Indian Pol ...
The file discusses the proposed new radio frequencies to be used by the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) for their air navigational aids, and enquiries to Cable and Wireless (Cecil Edward Gahan), Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf (L E Porter), Air Staff Liaison Officer at Bahrain ( ...
This file contains correspondence between British officials and the various chiefs of the Trucial Coast regarding arrangements concerned with runaway sailors and divers in the area.The file contains several letters and other documents in Arabic (with English translations) sent from the British Agent ...
The file comprises letters of notification and congratulation, in Arabic and English, to individuals being conferred awards and honours by the British Government. The majority of the correspondence relates to the conference of the titles Khan Sahib or Rai Sahib on a number of prominent Bahraini's ho ...
The file comprises copies of the Administration Report of the Bahrain Political Agency for 1918, 1919, and 1920. There is also an amended version of the 1919 report as it did not cover the correct time period and certain headings had been omitted.The administration reports contained headings on rela ...
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The file contains correspondence sent to and from the Persian Gulf Residency (the Resident at the time being Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Hennell), concerning the slave trade between the coast of East Africa and the Persian Gulf, and Britain's maritime efforts to suppress it. The main correspondents ar ...