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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' [‎152v] (91/142)

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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The four which concern the Government of the Sultan are stated as follows: —
Fi rs tiv--All the tribes and Shaikhs should remain in peace and amity
with the Government of the Sultan and that they should not attack the coast
towns and should not interfere in his Government. chrmiH k-
Secondly—All travellers to Oman on their lawful business should be
free and there should be no restrictions on trade and travellers should be safe.
Thirdly.—All criminals and evil men who flee to them should be turned
out and should not be protected. • ^ ^ r\ 1,1^
Fourthly.—The claims of merchants and others against the Omams should
he heard and decided as is just according to the Sharah.
Written at Sib on the eleventh day of Moharram, one thousand three hundred
and thirty nine Hijrah, corresponding to twenty fifth day of September, one
thousand nine hundred and twenty. , • 0 1 1 u u u
I have completed what was completed by Sheikh Isa bm Salah on my behait
in these conditions. Written by Imam-al-Muslamin Mohammad bin Abdullah
with his own hand. A , , n 1 ^1. n-
I on my behalf of the Imam-al-Muslamin Mohammad bin Abdullar-al-Khalili
and on my own behalf agree to the conditions written here with the authorisation
of the Imam -al-Muslamin. Written by Isa bin Salah with his own hand.
(Signed) Sulaiman bin Hamyar-an-Nabhani (with his own hand).
Zahair bin Ghusn-al-Hinawi (with his own hand).
Mohsin bin Zahran-as-Siyabi (with his own hand).
Hamaid bin Mussullam-an-Nidabi (with his own hand).
Saif bin Salim bin Amir-al-Habasi (with his own hand).
Khalaf bin Nasir bin Mohammad-al-Monwali (with his own hand).
Thumb impression of Mohammad bin Sultan bin Mansur-al-Wahaibi.
(Signed) Mohammad bin Saif bin Said-al-Jabri (with his own hand).
„ Sultan bin Salim-ar-Rahbi (with his own hand).
„ Khalfan bin Mohammad bin Salaiman-al-Hidabi (with his
own hand).
„ Thani bin Harith-al-Jabri (with his own hand).
Hamdan bin Sulaiman bin Saif-an-Nabhani (with his own hand).
„ Muhanna bin Hamad bin Mohsin-al-Ibri (with his own hand).
Nasir bin Hamaid bin Rashid-al-Ghafiri and his son Mohammad
bin Nasir (with his own hand).
„ Abdullah bin Hilal bin Zahar-al-Hanai (with his own hand).
This official document of agreement was brought to me which is the best sort
of settlement between Sheikh Isa bin Salah on our behalf as written above and
the Government of Sultan Saiyid Taimur through the mediation of Mr. Wingate,
I.C.S., His Britannic Majesty's Consul at Muscat, as is written also with special
authorisation. I write these lines with my own hand and thank God for it. Written
by Saif bin Ali bin A'mir A1 Maskari with his own hand.
In the name of God the compassionate, the merciful.
This is what has been agreed upon in the settlement between the Government
of the Sultan Saiyid Taimur bin Faisal and the Omanis, by the acting Wazir Zaiyid
Mohammad bin Ahmad authorised by His Highness, the Sultan through the
mediation of Mr. Wingate, I.C.S., 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. and His Britannic Majesty's
Consul, Muscat, who is authorised by his Government in this respect to be a
mediator between them. The conditions are stated as follows. Four of them
concern the Government of the Sultan and four of them concern the Omanis.
What concern the Omanis are these: —
Firstly.—On all commodities brought from Oman of all kinds to Muscat,
Matrah, Sur and all the coast towns nothing more should be taken than
5 per cent.
Secondly. For all the Omanis there should be safety and freedom in
all the coast towns.
Thirdly. All restrictions on entry to and exit from Muscat, Matrah and
all the coast towns should be removed.

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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' [‎152v] (91/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/731(2), in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 17 February 2020]

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