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'File 0425 Copies of Agreements, Concessions etc' [‎2r] (3/130)

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The record is made up of 1 file (63 folios). It was created in 15 Jun 1930-8 Jun 1948. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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Xo. C/138-7/2,
The 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. , Bahrain, presents his compliments to
The Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent,
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and has the honour to send him a copy of the undermentioned document (s).
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The Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
BAHRAIX, Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .
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Dated ..the . 13th. February 1 3 r i
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Reference to previous correspondence :
Bahrain letter No.C/5-7/2 dated the 8 th January 1937.
Description of Enclosure.
Xame and Date.
Subject.
Agreement between His Majesty 1 s
Government and the Ruler of
Kalba Shaikh Satid bin Hamad
bin Majid al ^asimi conclude^
on the 28th August 1936 (9th
J/Thani 1355).
AIR FACILITIES AT KALBA,

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The file contains copies of the following agreements:

  • Agreement between the British government and Shaikh Said bin Hamad [Sa‘īd bin Ḥamad Āl Qāsimī], ruler of Kalba, for facilitation of an airfield, 28 August 1936;
  • Agreement between the British government and Shaikh Sa’id bin Maktum [Sa‘īd bin Maktūm Āl Maktūm], ruler of Dubai, for the provision of a jolly-boat for storage of petrol in Dubai creek, 15 December 1933;
  • Agreement between the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and Shaikh Sa’id bin Maktum, 10 May 1939;
  • Dubai Commercial Air Agreement between the British Government and Shaikh Sa’id bin Maktum, 22 July 1938 (with renewals on 3 May 1943 and 8 June 1948);
  • Agreement of Sultan bin Salim [Sulṭān bin Sālim Āl Qasimī], ruler of Ras al Khaimah, to provide for petrol storage and protection of aeroplanes, and a guarantee for the security of Khan Bahadur Isa, the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent, 15 June 1930;
  • Agreement between the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and Shaikh Sultan bin Saqar [Sulṭān II bin Saqr Āl Qasimī], ruler of Sharjah, 18 January 1940;
  • Agreement between the British government and Shaikh Sultan bin Saqar for the establishment of an air station in Sharjah, 22 July 1932 (with renewal on 22 July 1943);
  • Agreement of Shaikh Sa’id bin Maktum to charter his motor launch to the British Overseas Airways Corporation and the Government of India, 16 November 1941;
  • Agreement between the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and Said bin Maktum for the lease of a plot of land near the creek, map included (folio 42), 1 May 1944;
  • Agreement between the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and Messrs. Hussain bin Hassan Emad, Abdul Rahman bin Hussain, and Ali Abdullah Awazi to act as company agents in Dubai, 1 September 1946.

Included is correspondence between the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent and Political Officer at Sharjah, the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Bahrain, the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. at Bushire (Bahrain from 1946), and a number of Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. rulers. The correspondence is related to renewals of air agreements.

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1 file (63 folios)
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The file is arranged in rough chronological order.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 65; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional mixed foliation/pagination sequence is also present in parallel between ff 2-31; these numbers are written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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