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'14/194 II. Deposition of Shaikh of Sharja and accession of his successor. 14/196/II Punishment of the Shaikh of Fujairah. 14/200 projected establishment of customs houses at Debai, Sharjah etc by Shaikhs. 14/211 Refractory conduct of the Shaikh of Ras al Khaima. 14/217 Murder of the Shaikh of Hamriyah. 14/233 Regarding Shaikh of Kalba. 14/243 Abu Dhabi customs and revenues. 14/252 I. Notices issued by Shaikh of Sharjah' [‎64r] (138/188)

The record is made up of 1 volume (88 folios). It was created in 25 Nov 1929-5 Nov 1942. 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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Murder of the Shaikh of
Hamriyah»
The facts of the case are as fellows:
3Viaikh "bin 3alf, elder "brother of Abdullat^
bin Sai r / had left three small sone}€,one of t'hoff. v^as cal led
Saif» These three sons were brought up ir the house of Abdur
Ra^nnan. After some time a dispute arose betv/een the mother of
the three boys and the wife of Abdul Rahman, and the mother there
fore left Hamriyah and went to Shargah, "but for some years the
three "boys remained in the house of AMur Rahman, '.Then they t
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b<*44 c they asked Abdur Rahman for their fa.t/hcr's property and
that he had died leaving Rs. 10,000/-,
Ahdur Raliman did not give them any share of his brother's
property and Saif and his brothers went pearling but apparently
j.id not, make it paytftjand latterly had >• ^ t ,, t rnn {>ly beegi in very
straightened circumstances, and had been renewing their claim
rSiu "i 1 1 r'd l "P-
a r r. t l -hu,v e ;
for a share ;n their father's property.
^ Saif had divided his time between Shargah and Hamriyah,
but at the time of the murder was actually residing in Hamri ^yah.
He went with his uncle to the mosque, walked out in the middle
of prayers, took a rifle from a neighbouring Arab's house and
went into the mosque and shot Abdur Rahman there . Subsequently
he hsd and his brothers went to the Shaikh's house and murdered
the younger son and wife of Abdur Rahman.
Abdur Rahman's elder son, Hamed, has lived in Debai for
the last 3 or 4 years, since he tried to turn his father out of
Hamriyah, He appealed ffir support to the Shaikh of Cmma-al-
Qiffain, who sent for the people of Hamriyah and asked them if they
.vould accept Hamed as Shaikh, but t^ey refused to do ^o, whereupon
the Shaikh of Umma-al-^awairi told Hamed that he could xa-t do
nothing more for him.
i*-- ^ "5/-

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14/252 I. Notices issued by the Shaikh of Sharjah on cusotms charges. Translation of a letter 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, Sharjah to the 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. , Bahrain.

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Foliation: The sequence consists of circled numbers 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, running from the front cover to the last folio.

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'14/194 II. Deposition of Shaikh of Sharja and accession of his successor. 14/196/II Punishment of the Shaikh of Fujairah. 14/200 projected establishment of customs houses at Debai, Sharjah etc by Shaikhs. 14/211 Refractory conduct of the Shaikh of Ras al Khaima. 14/217 Murder of the Shaikh of Hamriyah. 14/233 Regarding Shaikh of Kalba. 14/243 Abu Dhabi customs and revenues. 14/252 I. Notices issued by Shaikh of Sharjah' [‎64r] (138/188), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/277, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/mirador/81055/vdc_100022944794.0x00008b> [accessed 19 April 2019]

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