'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [145v] (77/142)
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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Description of the Boundaries claimed by Shaikh Sultan bin Salim, Ruler of
Ras al Khaimah, in 1937
On the north-north-east from a line which runs from Jabal al Jir (Qir) on the
sea between Ras Sha'am and Bakhah and about 20 miles from Ras al Knaiman.
From Jabal al Jir the line south-south-west to Hasat al Banah which is about
20 miles south of Ras al Khaimah town. From Hasat al Banah the line runs
west to Khaur al Madfaq about 14 miles west-south-west of Ras al Khaimah.
From Hasat al Banah the Shaikh claims that his territory runs south-south-west
to Wadi Ham and thence to Wadi al Qor (Qaur). He claims Adhan village which
is outside Wadi Ham at its head about 25 miles south-south-east of Ras al Khaimah.
He also claims the area situated south of Wadi Ham up to Wadi al Qor including
Masafi and Daftah villages. Daftah being about 10 miles east of Masafi.
He claims Wadi al Qor which pierces the hills from the west to the east a point
about 55 miles south-south-east of Ras al Khaimah until it reaches the sea near
Murair (Muscat) south of Kalba.
Following are the principal places in the district of Ras al Khaimah and which
the Shaikh claims to be within his territory: —
Jazirah al Hamrah. Fulaiyah.
Tamb and Nabiya Tamb Islands. Hail.
Khaur Khuwair. Khat.
Al Ghub. Daftah.
Al' Urabi. Shauklah.
Al Chiwais (Kuwais). Al Ghabah.
Qusaidat. Mamduh and Al Khadhrah.
Directive for the Trucial Oman Levies issued on April 22, 1951
1. The main duties of the Trucial Oman Levies are : —
(i) to maintain peace and good order in the Trucial States;
(ii) to prevent or suppress any traffic in slaves; and
(iii) to provide an escort for British political representatives travelling in the
2. Except in an emergency the Levies will only undertake an operation at
the request of 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. , or at the request of any person
appointed to act on his behalf. The Political Officer will define the particular
object of each operation, and the Commandant will decide the method to be
employed. Both officers will act in the closest co-operation.
3. The areas of the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. Shaikhdoms within which the Levies may
operate will be defined in directives issued from time to time by the Political
Resident 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. . The Force will not operate outside these areas
except in the circumstances provided for in such directives.
4. Except in an emergency the Levies shall not operate within a town which
is the capital of a T rucial State Ruler or within the Palace of a Ruler without
the specific instructions of the Political Officer or his representative.
5. Any person arrested by a member of the Levies in the exercise of his
powers under King's Regulation No. 1 of 1951 shall be brought before the Political
Officer or his representative with the least oossible delay.
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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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