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    fioii=ction 5, . 5/10. 5/11. 5/16. 5/17. 5/18. 5/20. 5/25. 5/28. 5/29. 5/30. Negotiations with Arab Sneikhs 1931 . 32 . Emergency laming ground at Qatar. Occasional landings at Kowelt; Agreement between the sheikh of Koweit and Imperial Airways, Ltd. Lana in^ grounds at Kal'Da and Sri in as Use oy lorsign ...

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    If satisfied with their loyalty, arrange sentry posts on the walls inside the Port from the Sheikh’s guard. ...

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    the A.P.O.C. pay the Sheikh 200 rupees a month and the Store becomes the property of the Sheikh. The Store will hold 10,000 tins (of 4 gallons each;. Average consumption of Petrol by Imperial Airways at Sharjah ... An agreement has now been come to with the Sheikh that the A.P.O.C. are to build their own store inside ...

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    conclusion with the Sheikh on his return to Bushire. Colonel Powle also informed me with regard Yours COPY ...

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    of India doubt the advisability of causing any communication regarding them to be made to the Sheikh ...

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    I replied on the 11th instant. Sheikh at Sharjah for defence of Imperial Airways establishment ... on duty. I will be glad to know whether Colonel Fowle thinks he can get the Sheikh to agree to it, in which ...

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    in such a manner that the Sheikh’s guard did not normally have access to the European quarters, thus ensuring ... of the Sheikh’s guard. 3, Colonel Fowle then discussed with Or, .’foods-Hunphery the question of the political ...

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    who ocma their way* The reason for the Bedouins giving this trouble is attributed to the Sheikh ...

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    the Sheikh that Ms mm will do nothing if the Rest Kome is attacked* AAA It has been observed that there have ... and Sheikh*s reprosentatime arrived at the rest house last arming to discuss situation AAA They coneurred ...

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    m % m but that the latter had come to term with tho former and there was no isaiioaiate cause for anxiety AM It U said that the Shell* gave Bedouins four ala™ as an ad-rarse Ul Sheikh sent oe»r flee ... •theeo was son© trouble between Bed .mins and Sheikh, but matters row settled AAA Regarding guards ^heihh ...

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    The Sheikh of Al Ajman was saluted wit! three guns on leavingy At Sharjah I returned the Sheikh’s call of my ... The ship then weighed and proceeded to Dabai, arriving there at 1530. The Sheikh received a salute of five ... the following morning. 6 . After the Agent had disembarked, the Sheikh called on me and received his salute ...

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    on the Commander-in-Chief. 51 . - He was accompanied by Sheikh Isa, the Resident Agent on the Crucial Coast, Half Persian, ... undoubtedly a considerable influence among the Sheikhs. He is a big man and a wall-eye adds a somewhat crafty ... are dependent on the manner in which he is reim bursed . 52. - At noon the Sheikh of Sharjah accompanied ...

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    House, which is being built under the responsibility of the Sheikh of Sharjah, will not be complete ... under the agreement by the Sheikh of Sharjah are carrying out their duties satisfactorily and there have ... ^ in such poor condition, but the Sheikh himself was well mounted and is a superb horseman. 55*” The slow mail ...

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    dealings with Sheikhs 0 Our agreements with Sheikhs must be so worded that we have a monopoly as regards ... between E 0 M o Q, and the Sheikh: - (a) The Sheikh to allow H o M a Gr 0 to establish and maintain an aerodrome and anoillarv services on the Sheikh 2 s territory 0 : (b) The Sheikh to permit Imperial Airways ...

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    3 o a f reement t]le Sheikh should include approved hy H 0 M e Gr 0 and the Sheikh* The fees wi ... of the Sheikh for aircraft other than Imperial Airways, R 0 A 0 F 0 or British private aircraft, to make use ... Airways should have no direct dealings with the Sheikh 0 In reply to Mr* Laithwaite, Mr* Rendel said he ...

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    was for the Sheikh to make regulations (with the advice and consent of the India Office! and then enter ... to foreigners would then he the sheikh's refusal Mr o Rendel said that the Foreign Office view ... into believing that H 0 M 0 Government had not been consulted, Mr 0 Laithwaits thought that the Sheikhs would ...

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    to be paid to the sheikh thet^he the ? disaussesheikh at first but in the event of regular French and Butoh landings later on, might become favourable ... the Sheikh to receive l/3rd of the amount of the landing fees from foreign aircraft at the rates in force ...

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    enclosure, the Sheikh and a crowd of people from the town came to admire her. Captain Horsey, pilot ... what is required of them. 14* The sheikh of Sharjah has complained that he is losing money on account of the fact ...

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    ttten to aoitt o, ^; M A l. r .To^"SS“ h i: • with the >sneikh of Kaloa. He has been requested bv th« Political Resident to send a representmtive tffo^ Sheikh, Owing to Bedouin disturbances ... Mohamed, the Sheikh’s ^ brother, will undertake this mission. ...

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    Squadron, Royal Air Force, Basrah. The Staff Officer (Intelligence)^Colombo XXX X 12. Sheikh Sultan called ...

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    in the light of experience. It was suggested that th© position might ^ ^ other sheikhs becoming envious when ...

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    position of the Sheikh and O'f the difficulties he is not unlikely to have with his brother Rulers ...

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    <0 Many thanks for j^onr letter of the 3 rd September, P.Z.5280/32 regarding the supply of rifles and ammunition to enable the Sheikh of Shargah to arm his guards. We quite agree that the rifles and ammunition f should be supplied as fowle recommends but think that supply could more easily be arranged from Iraq ...

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    459/98/91. ) FOREIGN OFFICK, S. . 1 0 September 7th 193! Dear Triekett, In reply to your telephone enquiry es to our view on the proposal to supply the Sheikh oi Sharjah with 40 rifles and ammunition (India Office letter P. Z. 6280/32 of the 3l8t August) , I write to say' that though we do not consider ...

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    [inute Paper. political Department Please see previous submission on P.Z.3888/32 flagged and the Agreement signed by the Sheikh of Shargah on P.Z.^aB/32. The Sheikh of 777 4000 3 31 Shargalx has unaertaken ... to make advances to the Sheikh up to the full figure of Rs.i0,000 or thereabouts^ ~ jti will probably he ...

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    and similarly t of make such payments as may be necessary under the terms of the Agreement with the Sheikh ... Dickson’s detailed report of the negotiations with the Sheikh of Shargah will be lound on P.Z. ■ i'oir /32. ...

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    ie C ? se similar as legaids Qatar, and it seems to be a matter for consideration ! rnffirTfip ° Se ...

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    I extract the following from an article in an American nmo-azine •— “Mascat is a British protectorate. Qatar, as well Tn.moi a P enim G.ilf is « Brilish .pk.rs ol i, SrSiM , '“' 1 “ “ k ’ **"“ - There is little exaggeration here, but it differs substantially in aeUmlitv from nnr theoretical position. 6. ...

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    The arrangement Is that the rest house is to be put up at the expense of the Sheikh of —iAw ittn (r im _ ghargah, ... funds, recouping themselves from the Sheikh by withholding rent until the total advance has been repaid. ...

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    it. Owe WSN of His Majesty's Government of Rs.10,000 to the Resident to be recovered from them. I ;,’ill telegraph further regarding procedure in connection with subsequent payments for rest house under agreement which is under consideration here.* The necessary payment to the Sheikh ms subsequently maae ...

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    the provision of funds and the making of payments to the Sheikh of Shargah under the agreement with him, I am ...

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    the with the Sheikh before ba had aueaeeded in concluding as our own agreement with bin for tbo uae of his ta^rxco;.*? ...

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    . No.171/567 . CIVIL AIP ROUTS - SHARJAH . Though the final agreement had not been made with the Sheikh ... was sent to the Residency Agent on 11th July for payment by instalments to the Sheikh as the work ... Biscoe, who intended to arrive Sharjah on 19th to obtain the Sheikh’s signature to the final agreement. ...

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    O^X Xka u C'.A.Uj. C/,Ok5 wisn tnat the Sheikh will place no obstacles in the way of agreement ... an agreement on lines already 10. In the meantime, Lieutenant Macicay haa been He impressed the Sheikh ... July the Sheikh at last affixed his signature to the document c on s idering details relative to tne ...

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    Headquarters. 11* By B 6 th July the Sheikh had collected .twenty seven dhow loads of stone and had thirteen ...

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    and the general situation with regard to the negotiations for the Civil Air Route, was discussed. 3. The Sheikh ... Resident’s death was communicated to the Sheikh and his followers and it was evident that the tidings genuinely affected them. 4. During the Sheikh's visit, which was of short duration, the question ...

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    was'certain that tne Sheikh, after talking over certain disputable points, would have been prepared to sign. ... of a new Political Resident, who would be a stranger to the Sheikh and his advisers and of wnom they would ... it was hoped would be acceotaf 6 t 0 both H.L • Government and the Sheikh. 9 . The question of the B.I. Agent ...

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    was sent to Debai without any notice or warning being given first to the Sheikh. In other words, ... at x was carried out, he felt certain the Sheikh of Debai would offer no further opposition. • L -* At about 1100 ... the Sheikh. 13. At 1700 Colonel Dickson, Mr. Chauncy and I landed to return the Sheikh’s call. This was merely ...

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    and reported that he had seen the sheikh last night and that atmosphere still anoeared favourable. ... having spent the whole day arguing with the Sheikh. HO. At 0900 on Friday, 22nd July, the Residency Agent ... Dickson and. asked for by the Sheikh. 21. At 1430 the Sheikh and his advisers came on boanrd ...

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    (at times very heated) tone place between the Sheikh and his followers on one side and Colonel Dickson on the other. The objection; raised by the Sheikh were of the most trivial and Government was more than ... responsible for the successful conclusion of the agreement. 22. A curious incident occurred as the Sheikh ...

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    the Sheikh of Bahrein and the Sultan of Muscat (and any other Arab rulers who might be affected) before ... been received since this paper was last put forward. ^ The text of the Agreement with the Sheikh ...

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    Secretary of State (the original draft is flagged, I ■: the amendments suggested hy Colonel Dickson and reported in his telegram of 23rd July, on P.Z.4400, being shown on that draft in red ink). The letter of assurance given to the Sheikh follows the general lines suggested in paragraph 7 of Sir Hugh Biscoe's ...

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    k r ofJl± JlTTBR. is mg 1932 D04 4000 5.32 Dear Baxter, I write with further reference to your letter ... it will be necessary for us to obtain the formal permission of the Sheikh of Bahrein and the Sultan of Muscat ...

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    or French, use either Bahrein or Gwadur, formality of obtaining permission from Sheikh of Bahrein and Sultan ...

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    in the agreement now signed by the Sheikh* Page 1 . paragraph 1, clause 2 ? add “the house and fixed fittings ... prevail* In return for the agreement I handed.) the Sheikh a letter drafted on the lines of paragraph ...

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    (ill) his orders that the guards will be entirely under (iv) that he will not be asked to punish m ‘ me but hie own sub ^ects though he win be expected to assist Government in tracing evil-doers shouldeny incidents occur (v) if any coastal Sheikhs threaten him as direct result of the agreement British ...

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    sufficient cement and stones have been collected by the Sheikh to commence construction as soon as other ...

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    Sheikh of Shargah himself pressed for a (? conclusion) of the agreement under W auspices, ...

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    ' Lettei^ Telegram SECRET. POLITICAL DEPARTMENT from Dated Rec. 19 Formally acknowledged Date. Initials. To Chainyan Under Secretary Secretary of State... Committee Under Secretary Secretary of State... >o ' l SUBJECT. Aral) Air Route. Question of steps to be taken to obtain Sheikh’s signature to draft ...

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    It is, of course, j* common ground that it is of the first urgency to get the Sheikh of Shargah’s ... to stop at Shargah and triat we are prepared to finance the Sheikh by a system of advances, there ought ... an unfortunate effect on the Sheikh (perhaps one would pay less attention to this suggestion if it came from ...

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