'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [146r] (78/142)
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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6. Care should be taken to avoid giving offence to the Saudi Arabian
authorities by any inconsiderate treatment of their nationals. No notice should
be taken of such persons visiting 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 on their lawful
m, Rui ei occasions, e.g., for shopping in the markets. Saudi tribesmen should be permitted
to graze their animals freely within the limits of the Shaikhdoms and to use the
wells, &c., but the movements of all such tribesmen should be reported. Saudi
(Qir) 0 jji officials who endeavour to exercise any authority within the limits of the Trucial
aj Khaj! Coast Shaikhdoms, and any members of the Saudi armed forces who visit the
ich i s ^ Shaikhdoms otherwise than on leave, should be regarded as trespassers. Their
presence should be reported immediately to 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. ,
KJiaimal no ac ^ on should be taken against them except under instructions from him.
i-soutk Saudi nationals engaged in the traffic in slaves or in other criminal activities within
jiiflop u; i the limits 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 should be treated in the same manner
ilKiait as any other offenders -
3r inclui 7. In the event of any attack being made on the R.A.F. camp at Sharjah, or
ifi. of any fire, mutiny, or other emergency arising within the said camp, the
eastapoi Commandant will place himself and the Levies under the orders of the Officer
le sea m Commanding R.A.F.
8. No member of the Levies, whether on duty or not, will be permitted to
Md wtii undertake or participate directly or indirectly in any political activity.
9. Expenditure on behalf of the Levies will be governed by the provisions
of the Financial Regulations.
dhrah. (Paragraph 54)
Correspondence with the Ruler of Abu Dhabi on the subject of the erection of a
lighthouse on Halul Island
Letter, dated November 13, 1951, from the 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. to the Ruler of Abu
While I was in Bahrain you informed me that a building was being erected in
Halul Island and that your consent had not been obtained to this. You stated
that before the war when it was proposed to build something on the island your
consent had first been obtained. I have looked into the matter, O Shaikh, and
find that what you say is correct. In the circumstances I regret that you were not
consulted about the building in question earlier and should be grateful for an
lling in4 assurance that you have no objection to its construction.
The building, which has not yet been completed, is intended to house a light
at|0E which will be of great benefit to all kinds of ships voyaging in the vicinity of the
'P n l; island. There will be no persons living in the building when it is completed, but the
any L light will be tended from time to time by the Nearchus or such other vessel as may
to t be used for the maintenance of lights and buoys 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. .
Levies,! 1 ®
Letter, dated November 25, 1951, from the Ruler of Abu Dhabi to the Political
I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of Your Excellency's letter
I fW itlt No. 1084/12, dated the 13th November, 1951 corresponding to the 13th Safar,
II 1371 and to thank Your Excellency for this information.
2. I assure Your Excellency that I have no objection to the erection of the
^ S p 0 i building in question on our island Halul for the purpose stated in Your Excellency's
21 e letter under reference.
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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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