'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [146v] (79/142)
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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Agreement by the Ruler of Sharjah to the establishment of a lighthouse on the
Island of Tamb, dated October 13, 1912
I beg to state that our condition is good and the news is tranquil. Your
esteemed letter dated the 16th Shawal (28th September) was received on the
1st Zilkadah (13th October, 1912) and what you had stated was duly understood.
As regards our Island of Tamb and (the fact that) you have requested me for
permission for the establishment of a lighthouse thereon for the guidance of
steamers. All right; but we hope from you that there will be no inter!erence with
the Island beyond that. This is a condition from us and we trust that, God willing,
we shall receive a letter from you to this effect. In regard to our representative
there we shall, God willing, not neglect about him as stated by you. And I will
esteem it an honour to carry on what you require of us.
Letter, dated December 9, 1936, from the Ruler of Sharjah to 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.
accepting responsibility for the safety of any oil company surveying party in
Reference to the correspondence ending with my letter No. 88 dated the
4th Sha'ban 1355.
2. I beg to inform Your Honour that I agree that I will be responsible for the
safety of any surveying party of the Company in my territory and if they are
attacked—which God forbid—I will take all possible action against the culprits
and will pay compensation, on account of any harm caused to the personnel and
for loss of property, in accordance with the Muhammadan Law observed in my
Note. —Similar undertakings were given by the Rulers of Abu Dhabi, Dubai,
Ajman and Ras al Khaimah.
Statement of the Boundary claimed by the Saudi Arabian Government with Qatar
and Abu Dhabi—dated October 14 1949
The Saudi Arabian Government have already expressed their views about the
basis on which the frontiers between Saudi Arabia and the Imarates and the
Sheikhdoms of 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. should be demarcated. The basic principle should
be to take account of what territory is under the authority of His Majesty King
Abdul Azis and what is under the authority of the Amirs and Sheikhs.
2. After detailed study of the tribal areas and of the facts, the Saudi Arabian
Government consider that the frontiers between Saudi Arabia and Qatar are as
ia) The frontier between Qatar and the Saudi Arabian Kingdom starts from
a point at the coast of Dohat Salwa at 24° 56' North (point A).
[h) From point A the line runs due East until it intersects longitude 51° 00'
East (point B). 6
(c) The frontier runs in a straight line from point B until it reaches the sea
coast at latitude 24° 48' North (point C), leaving Amirah to the Saudi
Arabian Kingdom. This defines the frontier between Oatar and the
Saudi Arabian Kingdom.
c a -' a ^ auc ^ A ra ^i? 1 n ^ overnm 6nt consider that the frontier line between
d ^ 1 ^ f , h " D J habl , ? tarts from a point on 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. between
andar Al Mm a and Bandar Al Maghira two kilometres east of Bandar Al Mirfa
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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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