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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' [‎156r] (98/142)

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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with customs formalities. A special building shall be provided within the limits of
the aerodrome for customs purposes.
(6) Your Highness' prior approval shall be obtained before importing foreign
employees. (This does not include Europeans.)
(7) All unskilled labour shall be Muscat subjects. Skilled labour may however
be imported if not available in Muscat.
(8) The currency to be used in the bazaar and town in Dhofar shall be
M.T. dollars and Dhofar baizas.
(9) Unloading from steamers and sailing craft shall continue as at present
(10) A special employee of Your Highness shall be accepted to check and
register any fuel uplifted by civilian aircraft.
(11) The Royal Air Force will, so far as possible, undertake to transmit to
Muscat telegrams of Your Highness and in Your Highness' absence of the Wali.
(12) So far as possible Your Highness' mails shall be carried by the Royal Air
Force free of charge to and from Salalah.
(13) No building materials from abroad, except those unobtainable locally,
shall be imported.
(14) If the Murbat road is ever to be used, a special fee for each trip may be
(15) Any foreign employee found, after investigation, undesirable to remain
in the country shall be made to leave the country as soon as possible at the request
of the Wali.
(16) All Christians who may have the misfortune to die or be killed, shall be
buried in one cemetery which shall be at a site approved for the purpose by Your
(17) Tents or other accommodation shall, as at present, be provided for the
(18) The aerodrome camp as now defined and marked shall be enclosed in a
wire fence. During hours of daylight normal traffic using the existing road passing
through the camp may continue as at present.
(19) Your Highness shall be supplied on payment with the following arms and
ammunition: —
{a) 250 • 303 rifles latest type issued to British Army with slings and spares.
[b) 1,500,000 rounds -303 ammunition.
(c) 24 Service revolvers.
{d) 3,000 cartridges for above revolvers.
{e) 3 V.B. machine guns, with spares.
(20) In each of the seven years of the Agreement, Your Highness shall be
supplied with 10,000 rounds S.A.A. on payment.
(Paragraph 95)
Proclamations issued by Saiyid Turki forbidding the traffic in slaves in Muscat
territory and dependencies—1873 and 1884
Proclamation, dated April 17 J873
To all whom it may concern let it be known that we have entirely forbidden all
traffic in slaves either publicly or privately and that in the event of our finding
anyone engaged in the same in our dominions or dependencies he will forfeit his
property as well as his personal safety.
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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' [‎156r] (98/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/731(2), in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 24 February 2020]

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