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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' [‎149r] (84/142)

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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deportation is necessary, it shall be arranged by the Bank through the Political
Agent, or if a Dubai subject the matter shall be referred to the Ruler.
Article 10. —The Bank will not compel any Dubai subject employed in the
Bank to wear dress other than that usually worn by them.
Article 11. — (a) This Agreement holds good for a period of 20 years and is
subject to renewal after that period.
(b) No permission will be given by the Ruler of Dubai during that period to
any other Bank to open a branch at Dubai.
(c) It is agreed that the Bank has the right to withdraw from Dubai at any
time during the period of this Agreement. Such withdrawal shall be considered to
terminate fhis Agreement.
Article 12. —It is agreed that the Bank will open at Dubai within one year of
the signing of this Agreement.
Article 13. —This Agreement is written in English and translated into Arabic.
If there should at any time be disagreement as to the meaning or interpretation of
any article in this Agreement the English and Arabic texts shall have equal status.
In Witness whereof the parties to this Agreement have set their hands the
day and year first above written.
(Signed) SHAIKH OF DUBAI.
On behalf of the Imperial Bank of Iran,
(Signed) F. H. JOHNSON,
Duly accredited Representative of the
Imperial Bank of Iran.
In the presence of
(Signed) R. C. MURPHY,
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. ,
Sharjah.
APPENDIX M
Agreements between the Ruler of Sharjah and The British Bank of the Middle
East—1953
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(Paragraph 144)
Agreement between the Ruler of Sharjah and The British Bank of the Middle East,
dated February 5 1953
In the Name of God the Merciful,
This is an Agreement made at Sharjah on the 5th February 1953, i.e.,
19th Rabi-Althani 1372 between His Excellency Sheikh Saqer bin Sultan A1 Qasimi
the Ruler of Sharjah, in the exercise of his powers as Ruler of Sharjah 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 Sharjah and
The British Bank of the Middle East, a company incorporated in Great Britain
by Royal Charter, 1889, its successors and assigns (hereinafter called " the Bank ").
Article l.—{a) The Bank will open an office in Sharjah and undertake normal
banking transactions on behalf of their customers in Sharjah locally or on an}/
place abroad and give them the benefit of all the usual services which they offer to
their customers.
(b) The Bank should charge reasonable rates of exchange on drafts drawn
(c^he rates of interest and commission chargeable by the Bank for other
forms of business should be similar to those 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 will be in conformity with this currency. Cash payments made
to and received from the public shall therefore be in the Indian legal currency,
i.e., Indian Rupees.

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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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