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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' [‎22r] (45/92)

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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No. 8
Agreement for the Prohibition of Traffic in Arms, dated November 1902
We, the undersigned Trucial Chiefs, agree to absolutely prohibit the importa
tion of arms for sale into our respective territories or the exportation therefrom
and to enforce this we have issued a notification to all concerned.
Maktoom-bin-Hashar (Dubai).
Sagar-bin-Khaled (Sargah).
Rashid-bin-Ahmed (Um-el-Qaiwain).
Abdul Aziz-bin-Homaid (Ajman).
Zaeed-bin-Khalifah (Abu Dhabi).
Signed and sealed in my presence by the above-mentioned Trucial Chiefs on
board the R.I. M.S. " Lawrence " on the 24th, 25th and 26th November 1902.
C. A. Kemball, Lieut.-CoL,
Offg. 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. .
No. 9
Agreements Not to Grant Concessions for Fishing for Pearls or Sponges
to Foreigners, dated 1911
ia)
Nos. 161-167, dated Bushire, the 20th July 1911.
From— Lieutenant-Colonel P. Z. Cox, C.S.I., C.I.E., 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. ,
To
Shaikh [Isa , Chief of Bahrain].
„ Tahnun , Abu Dhabi.
„ Butti , Debai.
„ Saggar , Shargah.
Humaid , Ajman.
„ Rashid , Um-al-Kuwain.
„ Salim , Ras-al-Khaima.
You will, no doubt, remember that in the year
1906 Khan Bahadur Abdul Latif
1905 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. (to Bahrain)
Vide 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's letter to
Resident, No. 21, dated the
14th February 1906.
warned you on my behalf not to com
mit yourselves without consulting 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. to any bargain regarding
fishing for sponges or pearls with a
Greek merchant who was then travelling
in the Gulf.
Some years have passed since then. The Great Government think it is oppor
tune for me to remind you again that it would be altogether disadvantageous to
the interests of all you Chiefs of Oman if any one of you were to grant concessions
to foreigners in connection with the fishing for pearls or sponges.
I am therefore to warn you that you should on no account respond to over
tures from any quarter for concessions for fishing on pearl banks over which you
possess rights without first consulting 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. through 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.
Kindly let me know through 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. that you have received and under
stood this letter.
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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.

Physical characteristics

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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