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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' [‎150r] (86/142)

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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(Paragraph 148)
Letter, dated December 8 1951, from the Political Officer, Trucial States, to the
Ruler of Sharjah, about the Despatch of Telegrams Free of Charge
In connection with the Civil Aviation Agreement signed by you on
lUn Jpl| 15th November 1951, I am to inform you that you may, in any one calendar
and if b year, send telegrams free of charge irrespective of destination up to a limit of
jentsM: two thousand words, through the civil telegraph station established at Sharjah.
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Licence granted by the Ruler of Dubai to Cable and Wireless Ltd., dated
memont January 31 1951
!resiioul This Deed made the 31st day of January 1951 between the Shaikh Said bin
article ii Maktum, O.B.E., Shaikh of Dubai (hereinafter referred to as " the Shaikh ") on
the one part and Cable and Wireless Limited a Company incorporated in England
lands tli whose registered offices are situated at Electra House, Victoria Embankment in
the City of Westminster (hereinafter called " the Company ") of the other part.
■ TT Witnesseth as follows: —
h Bank 1- The Shaikh hereby grants unto the Company for a period of twenty years
from the date of the signing of this Deed'—the Company having the option of
renewal for a further period after consultation with the Shaikh—licence and
(a) to establish maintain and operate telecommunication services between
Dubai and points outside the Shaikh's territories and services with
aircraft and ships at sea and for that purpose to install maintain and
work a telegraph station or stations and any additions thereto.
(b) to provide a telephone service in and about the City of Dubai and for
^ of ii that purpose to install maintain and operate a telephone exchange and
subscribers apparatus and any extension or extensions thereof.
(c) to establish a telegraph office at Dubai for the purpose of receiving from
and delivering to the public telegrams exchanged between Dubai and
any point outside the Shaikh's territories.
(d) to land maintain and operate within the Shaikh's territories any telegraph
cable or cables the Company may desire for the purpose of connecting
the territory with the Company's world-wide system of telegraphic
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a weeM 2.—(a) This agreement holds good for a period of 20 years and is subject to
j d l e East : (b) No permission will be given by the Shaikh during this period to any other
Company to undertake or operate the services defined in Article (1).
3. The Company shall be entitled to receive payment or other consideration
for the telecommunication services rendered by it and in accordance with the rates
from time to time in force.

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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' [‎150r] (86/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/731(2), in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 19 February 2020]

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