'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [145r] (76/142)
The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. 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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APPENDICES TO CHAPTER 5, TRUCIAL STATES
Definition of the Boundary between Abu Dhabi and Dubai
Letter, dated May 30 1949, from 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. , Bahrain, to the Ruler of Dubai
I have the honour to refer to your letter dated the 17th July 1948, in which you
agreed that the boundary between your Shaikhdom and that of the Shaikh of
Abu Dhabi should be determined by the Political Officer, Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. .
2. The Political Officer, Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. , has expended considerable time and
trouble in examining such evidence as you were able to tender in support of your
claim and has, as you are aware, travelled over the areas involved. He has
submitted to me a considered and lengthy report which I have studied with care
and as a result of which I am able to announce to you that the boundary between
your Shaikhdom and that of the Shaikh of Abu Dhabi, to the extent to which
it is up to now possible to define it, is as follows: —
From Hasian on the coast to Tawi Ghafur thence to Tawi Hafir thence
to Tawi A1 Eshush. Only the boundary between Hasian and Tawi A1 Eshush
is defined by this order. Tawi Ghafur and Tawi Hafir both lie on the Dubai
side of the line, as defined hereby.
3. The exact demarcation of the boundary at site will be completed as soon
4. I trust that you will accept this decision as promised in your letter to
which I have referred and I await your written confirmation that you have done so.
Furthermore I require from you that you respect the rights of the Shaikh of Abu
Dhabi on his side of the boundary.
Note.—A similar letter was addressed to the Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
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sea orai' (Paragraph 24)
ne to tiffi Description of the boundaries claimed by the Regent of Kalba in 1937
On the sea it (Kalba territory) extends to Khatam Malahah which is about five
•fitriforci miles south from the town of Kalba. On the north it extends to Rughailat which is
about one mile from the town of Kalba. From Rughailat the line runs west to
! 1 r j . Sha'arah which is at a distance of about two miles. From Sha'arah the line runs
1 e 4 nr | south to Husai (about one mile), and to Hafrah (about three miles), to Ghail (about
lWlt two miles), and to 'Ain al Ghamur (about four miles). From 'Am al Ghamur the
line runs west to Sij (about three miles). From Sij the line runs east to Khatam
Malahah (about three miles). .
ia ble Kalba also claims Khaur Kalba (which is about three miles south of Kalba
, offend town, and also Khaur Fakkan and other villages mentioned below: —
Khaur Fakkan ; On the north from Khaur Fakkan to Lulaiyah (two miles)
he f or ei and to Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. (one mile). From Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. the line runs west to Wurai'ah (six
r n , 1 ; r ei!iei! miles). From Wurai'ah the line runs south-east to Harai (three miles). From
^"rodic Harai the line runs south to Rufaisah (about four miles). From Rufaisah the line
u e tot 1 runs west to Nahwah (nine miles), to Shis (one mile) and then to Daftah (about
1 four miles). From Khaur Fakkan the line runs south to 'Aqabah (about one mile).
From 'Aqabah the line runs west to Nahawah (about eight miles).
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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear 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. The foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).
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