'Existing Treaties between the British Government and the Trucial Chiefs, 1906'

IOR/R/15/1/735

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The record is made up of 3 volumes (68 folios). It was created in 1906. 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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The volume is accompanied by two duplicate copies. The volume is subtitled Treaties and Engagements in Force on 1st January 1906 between the British Government and the Trucial Chiefs of the Arab Coast; to which is Prefixed an Address Delivered by His Excellency Lord Curzon, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, to the Trucial Chiefs of the Arab Coast, at a Public Durbar Held at Shargah [Sharjah] on the 21st November 1903 , and consists of a set of documents in English followed by versions in Arabic. The documents included are:

In the event of any doubt arising about the interpretation of the treaty stipulations, the English text was to be considered decisive.

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3 volumes (68 folios)
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Foliation: the foliation sequence is split between three identical volumes, the covers of which are not included. The sequence is as follows: Volume 1: ff. 1-23; Volume 2: ff. 24-46; Volume 3: ff. 47-68. These numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and can be found in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. Each volume is split into English and Arabic sections. These each contain a separate pagination sequence, which mirror each other in their respective languages. These numbers are printed, and can be found in the top centre of each page.

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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/15/1/735

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1906 (CE, Gregorian)

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