'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' [19v] (40/92)
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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If any tribe, or others, shai! not desist from plunder and f " en a ^
Arabs shall act against them according to their ability an ' .
an arrangement for this purpose shall take place between Y
the British at the time when such plunder and piracy snau occur.
The putting men to death after they have given up their is an act of
piracy and not of acknowledged war; and if any tribe shall put to deat any persons,
either Muhammadans or others, after they have given up their arms, sucn triDe
shall be held to have broken the peace; and the friendly Arabs shall act against
them in conjunction with the British, and, God willing, the war against tnem s a
not cease until the surrender of those who performed the act and ot those w o
The carrying off of slaves, men, women, or children from the coasts of Africa
or elsewhere, and the transporting them in vessels, is plunder and piracy, and the
friendly Arabs shall do nothing of this nature.
The vessels of the friendly Arabs, bearing their flag above described, shall
enter into all the British ports and into the ports of the allies of the British so far
as they shall be able to effect it; and they shall buy and sell therein, and if any
shall attack them the British Government shall take notice of it.
These conditions aforesaid shall be common to all tribes and persons, who
shall hereafter adhere thereto in the same manner as to those who adhere to them
at the time present. End of the Articles.
Issued at Ras-ool-Kheimah, in triplicate, at midday, on Saturday, the twenty-
second of the month of Rabee-uI-AwuI, in the year of the Hegira one thousand two
hundred and thirty-five, corresponding to the eighth of January one thousand eight
hundred and twenty, and signed by the contracting parties at the places and times
Signed at Ras-ool-Kheimah at the time of issue by
W. Grant Keir,
Hassun bin Rahmah,
Sheikh of Hatt and Falna, formerly of
Rajib bin Ahmed,
Sheikh of Jourat al Kamra.
(An exact translation.)
J. P. Thompson, Captain,
17th Light Dragoons, and Interpreter.
Signed at Ras-ool-Kheimah on Tuesday, the twenty-fifth of the month of
Rabee-ul-Awul, in the year of the Hegira one thousand two hundred and thirty-
five, corresponding to the eleventh of January 1820.
Sheikh of A boo Dhebbee.
Signed at Ras-ool-Kheimah at midday, on Saturday, the twenty-ninth of the
month of Rabee-ul-Awul, in the year of the Hegira one thousand two hundred
and thirty-five, corresponding to the fifteenth of January 1820.
Hussun bin Ali,
Sheikh of Zyah.
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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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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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