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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' [‎6r] (11/92)

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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be committed against them, shall be reserved for the decision of the British
Resident, provided the British Agent located at Bahrein shall fail to adjust them
satisfactorily. In like manner the British Resident will use his good offices for
the welfare of the subjects of Bahrein in the ports of the maritime Arab tribes
of this Gulf in alliance with the British Government.
Article 5.
These Articles of alliance shall have effect from the date of ratification or
approval by the British Government
Done at Bahrein this twentieth day of Zilkad, in the year of the Hegira, J277,
corresponding with the thirty-first day of May J861.
Felix Jones,
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. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .
Seal of Sheikh Mahomed, Ruler of Bahrein.
Seal of Sheikh Ali bin Khuleefa, Brother of the above.
Elders of Bahrein and witnesses to this Convention.
Seal of Sheikh Hamid bin Mahomed, cousin of Sheikh Mahomed.
Seal of Sheikh Ahmed bin Mubarek, cousin of Sheikh Mahomed.
Seal of Sheikh Khuleefa bin Mahomed, cousin of Sheikh Mahomed.
Approved by His Excellency the Governor-General in Council on the 9th
October 1861, and ratified by the Government of Bombay on 25th February 1862.
No. 5
First Exclusive Agreement—dated December 22, 1880
I, Isa bin Ali A1 Khalifeh, Chief of Bahrein, hereby bind myself and successors
in the Government of Bahrein to the British Government to abstain from entering
into negotiations or making treaties of any sort with any State or Government
other than the British without the consent of the said British Government, and
to refuse permission to any other Government than the British to establish dip
lomatic or consular agencies or coaling depots in our territory, unless with the
consent of the British Government.
This engagement does not apply to or affect the customary friendly corres
pondence with the local authorities of neighbouring States on business of minor
importance.
The above Agreement is subject to the approval and acceptance of His
Excellency the Viceroy and Governor-General of India in Council.
Isa bin All
Ahmad bin All
Signed and sealed at Bahrein on the twenty-second day of December one
thousand eight hundred and eighty in my presence.
E. C. Ross, Lieut.-Col.
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. , Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .
The above Agreement was accepted and ratified by Her Britannic Majesty's
Government in 1881.
E. C. Ross, Colonel,
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. , Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .
46133 c

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Content

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' [‎6r] (11/92), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/738, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023550810.0x00000c> [accessed 23 October 2019]

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