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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' [‎159v] (105/142)

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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APPENDIX K
(Paragraph 113)
Letters from the Sultan granting import privileges to His Majesty's Consulate
1938 and 1951
(i)
Letter, dated July 17 1938, from the Sultan of Muscat to 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.
With reference to the conversation which took place between myself and \ our
Honour on 1st July, 1938, in connection with the new treaty between myself and
my friend H.B.M. Government, with much pleasure I confirm: —
(a) the goods mentioned below shall be exempt from Customs dues: —
(1) the goods imported for the specific use of H.M. Consulate in
Muscat.
(2) the goods imported for the personal use of H.M. Consul.
(b) the prohibition and restriction which may be imposed upon imports into
the Oman territory shall not apply to alcoholic drink, and tobacco, and
arms to the limit of two guns, and two rifles, and two pistols (or
revolvers) and the ammunition for the same imported for the personal
use of H.M. Consul.
In this connection, however, I may mention that Customs regulations should
be observed on the importation of any of the aforementioned requirement.
(ii)
Letter, dated December 20 1951, from the Sultan of Muscat to 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.
™ WUh reference to our letter dated Karachi 8th Jamadi-Al-Awwal 1357
(7th July 938) regarding importation &c. by H.B.M.'s Consul at Muscat I am
glad to state that the assurance given therein stands and the term H.B M's Consul
shall be read in the wider sense set out in my letter dated the 20th December 1951.*
As regards Alcoholic drink please refer to the arrangement made in 1948.
* No. 11 (d) V TC.

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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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