'Bushire Residency File 14/163 I, Ajman affairs, 26 Oct 1910-27 Aug 1921'

IOR/R/15/1/267

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The record is made up of 2 volumes (volume I 125 folios, volume II 249 folios). It was created in 26 Oct 1910-27 Aug 1921. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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Correspondence concerning Ajman affairs. The Correspondence describes the Sheikh of Ajman having rejected the present from the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. and a public refusal to receive letters from the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent; his alleged participation with the Bin Luta family in intrigues which led to a warning from the Shaikh of Umm al-Qawain that the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent's life was in danger. Correspondence also discusses British ships destroying two towers of the Sheikh of Ajman as punishment.

The file includes the geneaology of the Bin Lutas (ff, 73 - 74). Correspondents include the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent, Sharjah; P.Z. Cox, Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ; Sheikh Butti bin Soheil, Chief of Dubai.

The second volume recounts an incident in which the son of Mohammed bin Abdur Rahman occupied the fort of the Shaikh of Ajman. Correspondents include Ronald Evelyn Wingate, Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat; Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent, Sharjah; Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmad, Chief of Sharjah.

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2 volumes (volume I 125 folios, volume II 249 folios)
Arrangement

The file is arranged in two volumes.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: The file comprises of two volumes, with the foliation sequence running continuously across both volumes, with folios 1-125A being located in volume 1 and folios 126-249 in Volume 2. The foliation consists of small pencil numbers located in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. There is also a pagination sequence which also runs across both volumes, it comprises of large pencil numbers located in the top left and top right hand corners of the pages respectively,

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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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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IOR/R/15/1/267
Former external reference(s)
A Series: 14/163 I

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26 Oct 1910-27 Aug 1921 (CE, Gregorian)

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