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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' [‎153r] (92/142)

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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[S ^ 0 " 0l; Fourthly.—The Sultan's Government should not protect criminals who
:e and ai flee from the justice of the Omanis and that they may be returned to them
icktleco, asked for and that the Sultan's Government should not interfere in their
internal affairs.
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The four which concern the Government of the Sultan are stated as follows: —
Firstly.—All the tribes and Sheikhs 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.
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.
Fourthly.—The claims of merchants and others against the Omanis should
be heard and decided as is just according to the Sharah.
Written at Muscat this fourteenth day of Moharram, one thousand three
ir-al-KM hundred thirty nine Hijrah, corresponding to twenty-eighth day of September,
ithorisal one thousand nine hundred and twenty.
id. Sealed signature of Taimur (H.H. the Sultan of Muscat and Oman),
md), (Signed) MOHAMMAD BIN AHMAD, with his own hand, on behalf
of the Sultan.
own hand APPENDIX C
aibi. (Paragraph 85)
hand). Correspondence on the subject of extra-territorial jurisdiction 1951
'with In (i)
Letter, dated December 20 1951, from the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. to the
m hand Sultan of Muscat.
hand), ^ honoured and valued Friend, P
Dhamim With re f erence t0 our discussions and the negotiations for the new Ireaty ol
Friendship, Commerce and Navigation to replace the Treaty of Friendship
land). Commerce and Navigation between His Majesty The King of Great Britain, Irelan
s bestsoi and the British Dominions beyond the Seas and the Sultan ol Muscat and Oman
ibovei and Dependencies signed at Muscat on 5th February, 1939, I understand that you
Wingati are prepared to vest in His Majesty The King of Great Britain, Ireland and the
ith specii British Dominions beyond the Seas for a period of ten years from 1st January,
t. Writte 1952, extra-territorial jurisdiction in your territory over the persons and in tne
manner indicated below.
(1) The Consular authorities of His Majesty shall exercise jurisdiction over the
following persons who shall, for this purpose, be referred to as Nationals ot His
. I Majesty": —
{a) Citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies,
^vernnie {b) Southern Rhodesian Citizens; and
LrZaifi (c) British Protected Persons.
tiro# 1 This paragraph shall not apply to any of the above persons who are Moslems.
c ^? (2) In the exercise of their powers under paragraph (1) above the Consular
set {0 l authorities of His Majesty may, subject to any right of appeal which His Majesty
; may provide, hear and determine
tlie (i) all criminal charges against nationals of His Majesty ;
(ii) all civil suits in which nationals oi His Majesty are defendants ,
, t0 0 (Ui) a ii bankruptcy cases in which the bankrupt or person whom it is sought to
takenmake bankrupt is a national of His Majesty, . „ , r
(iv) all proceedings connected with the administration of the estate o a
toedd' deceased national of His Majesty, . . ..
(v) all questions of personal status where the person whose status is in question
lYfatr^ 2 is a national of His Majesty.

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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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