Skip to item: of 92
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'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' [‎22v] (46/92)

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.

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

42
ib)
Translation of a Letter from Shaikh Tahnun-bin-Zaid, Chief of Abu Dhabi, to
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. , dated
the 19th August 1911
Your esteemed letter, dated the 23rd Rajab, has been received through
Khan Bahadur Abdul Latif, British Agent, and I was pleased for it as it gave us
the good news of your welfare. All what you had stated and hinted were under
stood by your friend.
As regards what you hinted that we undoubtedly remembered the warning
issued to us by you through Khan Bahadur Abdul Latif that we should not bind
ourselves; this has been duly understood by us and, God willing, no opposition
will be seen on our part. You had also stated about the Greek merchant who had
travelled in the Gulf years ago (and pointed out) that he should not obtain from
us an entry in any of the mines (pearl beds) which belong to us. It is obvious
and certain that we have no object in matters which have not been regulated by
custom from the first and which have not been habitual to those who were before
us. As you know, the soul will not tolerate such (a matter) and you should have
no doubt (about this). Please note this and do not discontinue your good news
from us for ever and whatever you may require will be satisfied as soon as it is
intimated.
(c)
Translation of a Letter from Shaikh Saggar-bin-Khalid, Chief of Shargah, to
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. , dated
the 19th August 1911
Your esteemed letter, dated the 23rd Rajab has been received by us and what
you had stated was duly understood especially your giving (us) advice, good view
and opinion, to give no permission if any of the foreigners requested us for con
cession to dive in pearl banks over which we have rights, 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. 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. We shall, God willing, be watchfuf and
beware of harmful affairs and nothing will emanate from us contrary to the rules.
Your advice has been accepted by us.
id)
Translation of a Letter from Shaikh Humaid-bin-Abdul Aziz, Chief of Ajman, to
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. , dated
the 2nd August 1911
In the most fortunate time we received your letter, dated 26th (23rd?) Rajab
and were pleased to read therein the news of your welfare. All what you had
described was duly understood by us, especially what you had hinted, from the
beginning to the end. We have been obedient to your order and. God willins we
shall do nothing contrary to your view. '
ie)
Translation of a Letter from Shaikh Butti-bin-Suhail, Chief of Debai, to Colonel
f; u'-7 C u X '., P *.? Mca [ R
14th Zdkadah 1329 { = 6th November 1911)
I have received your esteemed letter No. 163, dated 20th luly 1911 in an
auspicious hour and understood its subject. I now write to inform you that vou
may be sure that I will act according to the advice contained therein
if)
Translation oj a Letter from Shaikh Rashid-bin-Ahmed. Chief of Um-al-Kuwain,
to 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. ,
dated the 29th July 1911 3
Your esteemed letter, dated 23rd Rajab, has been duly received and we were
highly grateful fot* it as it apprised us, firstly, of your welfare and guided us
secondly, that we should not commit ourselves, without consultins the Residencv
into any transaction whatever relating to the fishing sponges or pearls with the
Greek merchant. God willing, we will not adopt any course contrarv to and

About this item

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.

Extent and format
1 volume (44 folios)
Arrangement

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.

Written in
English in Latin script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'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' [‎22v] (46/92), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/738, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023550810.0x00002f> [accessed 20 October 2019]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023550810.0x00002f">'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' [&lrm;22v] (46/92)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023550810.0x00002f">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x0002c9/IOR_R_15_1_738_0046.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x0002c9/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image