'15/2 NOTE ON WAHABI PORTS - SAUDI ARABIA - SAUDI TRANSPORT.'
The file contains the following:a note (ff 2-5) from June 1930 assesses the geographical characteristics of 'three Wahabi ports': Ojair [Al-ʻUqayr], Qatif [Al-Qaṭīf] and Jubail and assesses the feasibility of establishing and maintaining a blockade;a letter from Alan Charles Trott, British Legation Jedda, to Viscount Halifax, Foreign Secretary, with an enclosure of a letter from Captain de Gaury describing the track from Riyadh to Dhahran (ff 7-9);correspondence between Edward Birbeck Wakefield, Political Agent Bahrain, and C.E. Davis, Resident Manager, California Arabian Standard Oil Company, Dhahran, concerning the recruitment to organise the transport system of Saudi Arabia (ff 12-15).
1 file (19 folios)
The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the back of the file. There are file notes ff 17-18.
Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover, and terminates at the inside back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 2-16; these numbers are also written in pencil, and can be found in the same position as the main sequence, but they are not circled.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 file (19 folios)
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- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers