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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎147v] (81/142)

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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subjects and all foreigners and now they want to regularise this custom by
publishing a notification proclaiming in it, and you want our agreement to that.
All right, I express my desire to what the British Government find beneficial and
good for the people and the country. I wish you success for everything beneficial.
(iv)
Letter, dated July 20 1945, from Shaikh Rashid bin Humaid, Ruler of Ajman,
to 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
Your esteemed letter to us has been received and your friend has noted what
you say especially about the British subjects and foreigners who are in our territory.
Please note that we, about this matter, are as we were with the Great British
Government in the past. I agree to what you have mentioned so that you may
know.
(v)
Letter, dated July 24 1945, from Shaikh Said bin Maktum, O.B.E., Ruler of Dubai,
to 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
With reference to your kind letter No. C/703, dated 10th July 1945 regarding
the exercise of jurisdiction by the Great British Government on her subjects and
foreign subjects in our territory. In view of the strong relations and old alliance
between us and the Great Allied Government, we agree to it and support it.
In the end we renew the ties of friendship and sincerity.
(vi)
Letter, dated October 13 1945, from Shaikh Shakhbut bin Sultan, Ruler of
Abu Dhabi, to 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
I have received your letter No. C/703, dated 10th July 1945, corresponding
to 1st Shaban 1364, which I have read. As regards your saying that the British
Government has been exercising jurisdiction over British subjects and all foreigners
in our territory and that this has been the custom since olden times and that the
British Government finds it now necessary to regularise this custom for which you
have asked our agreement. We formally agree to what you request about this
custom.
(vii)
Letter, dated August 3 1945, from Shaikh Sultan bin Saqr, Ruler of Sharjah,
to 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
t 1 \cfl y0 u Ur u le T tt f No - C/703 ' dated l0th Jul y 1945 . corresponding
to 1st Shaban 1364, which I have read. As regards your saying that the British
Government has been exercising jurisdiction over British subjects and all foreioners
in our territory and that this has been the custom since olden times and thafthe
British Government finds it now necessary to regularise this custom for which vou
custom 0Ur a8reement ' We f0rmally agree 50 What you re ^st " Z
(viii)
Letter, dated October II 1945, from Shaikh Sultan bin Salim, Ruler of
Ras al Khaimah, to 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
I have received your letter No. C/703 dated lOth Tniv iq/k ,•
to 1st Shaban 1364, which I have read A. y 1945 ' corre spondmg
Government has been exercising jurisdiction over RHHJi? Ur K S - ay l ng t j at tile
in our territory and that this has been th'- custom J subjects and all foreigners
British Government finds it now necessarv to reani Slnce ° lden tlmes and that the
have asked our agreement We formallv LS ! I custom for which you
custom. formally agree to what you request about this

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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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1 volume (65 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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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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