'14/196 Punishment of the Sheikh of Fujairah. Sheikh Hawad bin Abdullah Sharqiyin.'

IOR/R/15/1/278

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The record is made up of 1 volume (259 folios). It was created in 17 Apr 1925-10 Jul 1934. 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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This file consists of correspondence relating to actions taken against the Shaikh of Fujairah. The main correspondents are 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. ; Senior Naval Officer 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. ; 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; Foreign Secretary to the Government of India; Shaikh Hamad bin Abdullah, ruler of Fujairah; Shaikh Said bin Hamad, Chief of Kalba.

A number of topics are covered.

There are over forty letters in Arabic with translations; maps drawn by Bertram Thomas of tribal territories around al Fujairah and also a map of the ports of Oman.

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1 volume (259 folios)
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The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation. The foliation sequence consists of numbers circled in pencil 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 and runs from the front cover to last folio. Foliation omissions: Folios 174, 189, 203 have been omitted.

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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/15/1/278
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A Series: 14/196

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17 Apr 1925-10 Jul 1934 (CE, Gregorian)

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