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7.2: From the removal of the British Factory from Kuwait in 1795 to the annexation of Hasa by the Turks in 1871
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During more than 40 years after the return of the British Factory to Basrah, the name of Kuwait was seldom mentioned in the political correspondence of the Persian Gulf

In 1820 Kuwait was represented as containing an armed population of 5,000 to 7,000 men, of whom only a few hundred were 'Utūb by race, and as dependent for its water supply upon the island…

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“7.2: From the removal of the British Factory from Kuwait in 1795 to the annexation of Hasa by the Turks in 1871”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_000702>
First published online: 2015



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