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Correspondence regarding the area of Zaora between the towns of Ajman and Himriya. The Chief of Abu Dhabi sought to despatch provisions by sea for forces sent by him to Zaora for the protection of his tribesmen that he wished to settle there. Correspondence discusses that the Shaikh of Dubai and the ...
Correspondence dealing with the unrest at Dubai due to the attempts on the life of Shaikh Sa'id bin Maktum by his cousins Shaikhs Rashid and Buti and their efforts to usurp him. The file includes a genealogical map of the family of Shaikh Sa'id bin Maktoum. Letters discuss how the British government ...
This file contains correspondence relating to jurisdiction in the Trucial Shaikhdoms. The main correspondents are the India Office, Foreign Office, Political Resident Persian Gulf; Political Agent, Bahrain.The correspondence discusses the creation of new Orders-in-Council for the Trucial Coast and w ...
This file contains correspondence between British officials in Bushire, Bahrain, and Sharjah.Topics include:The visit of Lady Willingdon to Sharjah.A raid by Manasir tribe and murder of the Amir of Khan village.Diving on the Trucial Coast and measures to improve the living conditions of the divers. ...
This file relates to the application of Arsham and Tigranes Joseph Malcolm for mining rights to iron oxide on Abu Musa island and other locations such as the islands of Dalma, Ghagha, Sir Abu Nu'air and Musandam Peninsula. Letters also discuss the resources of salt, gold and the activities of the Ge ...
Correspondence concerning succession at Ras al-Khaima. Correspondence discusses succession disputes and issues of recognition by the British Government. Correspondents include the Residency Agent, Sharjah; Political Resident Persian Gulf; Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign Departmen ...
This file relates mainly to the issues of succession in Ajman and some other Trucial States. The main correspondents are the Residency Agent, Sharjah; Political Resident Persian Gulf; Under Secretary to the Government of India, Foreign Department; and Shaikh Sultan bin Salem, Ruler of Ras al Khaimah ...
Correspondence relating to the islands of Abu Musa, Tanb [Tumb] and Sir Abu Nu'air. Correspondence discusses the claim by the Shaikh of Ras al Khayma to the islands and his wanting to prevent the use of the islands for grazing by the Shaikh of Dubai. The Shaikh of Ras al Khayma is reminded that any ...
This file contains correspondence between British officials in London, Delhi, Bushire, Bahrain, Sharjah, and Tehran over the status of several islands in the Gulf: Tanb [Greater Tumb], Little Tanb [Lesser Tumb], Abu Musa and Sirri [Jazīreh-ye Sīrrī]. The main correspondents are the Senior Naval O ...
This file contains correspondence relating to the islands of Bahrain, Tanb (also written as Tamb) [Greater and Lesser Tumb] and Abu Musa in the context of the Persian claim to these islands. The main correspondents are Senior Naval Officer Persian Gulf; Political Resident Persian Gulf (Trenchard Cra ...
The file consists of a note from the Persian Gulf Residency, Bahrain, forwarding Hand Book on the Persian Gulf, Correspondence between File 15/10 Foreign Office Persian Gulf Handbook.Enclosed are two copies of a Handbook on the Persian Gulf published by the Foreign Office, August 1948. The notes wer ...
The file contains the following:a note (ff 2-5) from June 1930 assesses the geographical characteristics of 'three Wahabi ports': Ojair [Al-ʻUqayr], Qatif [Al-Qaṭīf] and Jubail and assesses the feasibility of establishing and maintaining a blockade;a letter from Alan Charles Trott, British Legat ...