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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' [‎148v] (83/142)

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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freedom and authority over your subjects and properties and will do nothing to
take away your lands from you, and will not interlere in your internal ^nairs or
with your servants, male or female, or your divers, and if any oi the coastal sheikhs
attempt to threaten you owing to the agreement which we have come to the British
Government will support you.
3. Further, the representatives of the company residing in Shargah will have
no official position, but will be representatives of a commercial firm.
4. And no evil-doers shall be allowed to take refuge in the rest house.
5. Further, the guards shall be entirely under your orders, and you will be
entitled to forbid any of your people, townsmen or otherwise, to enter the rest
house, except the employees and servants of the company and persons sent by the
Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent.
6. And if, which God forbid, any incident should occur, the British
Government will not exact punishment except after enquiry and investigation, and
the punishment of your subjects will be with you.
7. But if the offence has been committed by persons from outside your
jurisdiction, you will do your best to trace them and inform the Government, but
punishment will be with the High Government.
8. Finally, I am glad to inform you that the Government has undertaken
that the mail steamer shall call at Shargah.
9. I hope that this will bring prosperity to you and your people.
In the name of God the Merciful. This is an Agreement made at Dubai on
the 5th of January in the year 1946 (corresponding to 30th Muharram 1365)
between Shaikh Said bin Maktum, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the
British Empire, the Shaikh of Dubai in the exercise of his powers as Ruler of Dubai
on his own behalf, of his heirs and successors in whom is or shall be vested for the
time being the responsibility for the control and Government of the State of Dubai
and the Imperial Bank of Iran a company incorporated in Great Britain by Royal
Charter, 1889, its successors and assigns (hereinafter called " the Bank ").
Article L—{a) The Bank is to undertake banking transactions on behalf of the
people of Dubai on any place abroad.
{b) The Bank should charge a reasonable rate of exchange on drafts.
(^) The rate of interest chargeable by the Bank should be similar to that
ruling in other 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. branches.
Article 2. The recognised currency will be Indian Rupees, and the basis of the
Bank s business should be in conformity with this currency
Article 3. Payments to the public should be made in the Indian legal currency
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Article 4 The Manager of the Bank in Dubai must be British.
Article 5. Dubai subjects will be emnloverl
(Paragraph 143)
Agreement between the Ruler of Dubai and the Imperial Bank of
Iran, dated January 5, 1946
ilconduct or^mkhfthavi'n.'.'r CllS Tf 1 f, m . ploy . ee who h i s been found guilty

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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)

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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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎148v] (83/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/731(2), in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 7 December 2019]

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