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File 952/1906 'Persian Gulf: murder of Bahrainese near Katif'

IOR/L/PS/10/91 : 1901-1906

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  • Title:
    File 952/1906 'Persian Gulf: murder of Bahrainese near Katif'
  • Reference: IOR/L/PS/10/91
  • Creation Date: 1901-1906
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 1 volume (222 folios)

  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:

    Correspondence concerning the murder of a relative of the Shaikh of Bahrain by the al-Murrah tribe near Katif. Correspondence discussed how it was necessary to persuade the Government of Turkey to take action given the jurisdiction of the Sublime Porte on the coast of Arabia. In similar vein the Government of India had to stop the Shaikh of Bahrain taking independent action.

    Correspondents include the Viceroy of India; Political Resident in the Persian Gulf (Colonel Arnold Burrowes Kemball; Major Sir Percy Zachariah Cox).

    Physical characteristics:

    Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 218; these numbers are written in pencil, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio. The front and back covers, along with one leading and ending flyleaves have not been foliated.


    The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

    The subject 952 (Persian Gulf) consists of one volume.

  • Former Identifiers: 952/1906
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