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'A Collection of Treaties and Engagements relating to the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman in force up to the End of 1953' [‎3v] (6/92)

The record is made up of 1 volume (44 folios). It was created in c 1954. It was written in English. 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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PART III
qatar
1. General Treaty, dated November 3, 1916 (XXXIII at p. 258) ...
2. Letter from 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. to the Shaikh of Qatar agreeing that
certain articles of the General Treaty should be held in abeyance, dated
November 3, 1916
3. Extract from the Treaty of Jedda, dated May 20, 1927, regarding relations
between the King of the Hejaz and of Nejd and the Gulf Shaikhdoms
(VII at p. 227)
4. Letter from Shaikh Abdullah of Qatar agreeing that the Treaty of 1916 shall
be binding on his heirs and successors, dated May 11, 1935
5. Letter from Shaikh Abdullah of Qatar accepting the entry into force of all the
articles of the Treaty of 1916, and letter from the acting 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.
confirming the entry into force of the articles previously held in abeyance,
both dated August 19, 1949
6. Undertaking given by Shaikh Ali on his accession, dated August 20, 1949
PART IV
TRUCIAL STATES
1. General Treaty for the cessation of plunder and piracy by land and sea, dated
February 5, 1820 (XIX at p. 245)
2. Engagement to prohibit exportation of slaves from Africa on board of vessels
belonging to Trucial States and to allow right of search, dated April >v
1847 (XXXIII at p. 251) 37-38
3. Perpetual Maritime Truce, dated May 4, 1853 38
4. Further Engagement for the suppression of the slave trade, dated May 22-
May 24, 1856 39
5. Additional Article to the Maritime Truce providing for the Protection of the
Telegraph Line and Stations, dated 1864 (XXV at p. 254) 39
6. Mutual Agreement entered into by the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. Rulers about absconding
debtors, dated June 24, 1879 39-40
7. Exclusive Agreement, signed between March 5 and March 8, 1892 (XXX at
p. 256) 40
8. Agreement for the Prohibition of Traffic in Arms, dated November 1902
(XXXI at p. 257) 41
9. Agreements not to grant concessions for fishing for pearls or sponges to
foreigners, dated 1911 41-43
10. Agreements regarding oil, dated 1922 43
11.
Extract from the Treaty of Jedda, dated May 20, 1927, regarding relations
between the King of the Hejaz and of Nejd and the Gulf Shaikhdoms
(VII at p. 227)
43
12.
Agtmoeat Undertaking given by Shaikh Shakhbut bin Sultan, Chief of Abu
Dhabi, on his accession, dated April 24, 1928
44
13.
Undertaking given by Shaikh Ahmad bin Rashid, Ruler of Umm-ul-Qaiwain,
on his accession, dated August 30, 1929
44
14.
Undertaking given by Shaikh Saqr of Ras A1 Khaimah on his recognition
dated May 30, 1948
44-45
15.
Undertaking given by Shaikh Saqr of Sharjah on his recognition dated
May 3, 1951
46
16.
Undertaking given by Shaikh Muhammad of Fujairah on his recognition, dated
March 21, 1952
47-48
17..
Undertaking given by Shaikh Saqr of Sharjah on the reincorporation of Kalba
with Sharjah, dated May 8, 1952
48-49
PART V
MUSCAT
1. Deed of Cession of the Kuria Muria Islands, dated June 14, 1854 (VIII at p. 302) 50
2. Letter from the Viceroy of India to Saiyid Thuwaini of Muscat containing his
arbitration award in the dispute over Zanzibar, dated April 2 1861 and
Saiyid Thuwaim's reply accepting the award, dated May 15, 1861 (IX at
p ' 303 ^ 50-51
3. Anglo-French Declaration respecting the Independence of Muscat anH
Zanzibar, dated March 10, 1862 (X at p. 304) ... . and 51 _ 52
Pages
31-32
32-33
33
33
33-34
34
35-37

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The volume consists of the following Foreign Office document: 19127, marked 'For Official Use only'.

The volume is divided into sections containing transcripts of treaties and engagements relating to Bahrain; Kuwait; Qatar; Trucial States; Muscat; and miscellaneous. The earliest treaties recorded date from 1820.

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1 volume (44 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 1 on the front cover and terminates at 45 on the back cover. 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. An original printed pagination sequence is also present in the volume. Foliation anomaly: ff. 10, 10A. The following folio needs to be folded out: f. 39.

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'A Collection of Treaties and Engagements relating to the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman in force up to the End of 1953' [‎3v] (6/92), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/738, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023550810.0x000007> [accessed 23 October 2019]

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