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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' [‎77r] (164/188)

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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CUSTOMS DUTY />T ABU DHABI
2j% ad valorem
Rice, Dates, Wood, Rose 7 /ater, Incense, Rope, Sailcloth
Cotton goods. Silk goods. Woollen goods. Candles, Petrol, Kero
sene, Medicines, Pickles, Sheep, Goats, Cement, Lamps, Furnitire
Cooking Pots either Aluminium Brass or Copper, Cloves, Henna,
Perfumes, Indigo, Charcoal, Skins, Lentils, Nails.
5 % ad valorem
Carpets, K^ats, Cardamum
Coffee
Ghee
Flour
Sugar
Tea
Tinned Fruit
Matches
Crockery
Glassware
Tobacco
Cigarettes
Vermicelli
Wheat
Dry fruit
Camels
Cows
Fresh Fruit
Fish
Other sources of income
Rs 2 per sack
As. 12 per tin
As. 8 per sack
As. 12 per sack
Re. 1 per box
As. 8 per case
Rs. 1/8 per case
Re. 1 per case
Re. 1 per case
Re. 1 per bundle
As. 8 per case
As. 8 per case
As. 4 per sack
As 8 per sack
Rs. 10 per animal imported or exported
Rs. 5 per animal imported or exported
No levy but some given in kind to Shailfi
-do- -do- -do-
Rs. 400 per month from R.A.F. for aerodrome at Abu
Dhabi and seaplane base at Yas Island.
Bunyas trading at Abu Dhabi pay one half Turkish Lira
Gold per year - about Rs. 8.
Pearling Boats pay one share of a divers assistant,
1 Toman (about Rs. 4) and 2 sacks of rice. A large boat pays
the same plus 3 sacks of rice instead of two.

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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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1 volume (88 folios)
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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' [‎77r] (164/188), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/277, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/mirador/81055/vdc_100022944794.0x0000a5> [accessed 17 September 2019]

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