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Correspondence concerning the possibility of a Commander Bayldon acquiring a concession to develop red oxide resources on Abu Musa island. The file contains correspondence from 1934 to 1935 between the Foreign Secretary to the Government of India; Political Agent, Bahrain; Shaikh Sultan bin Saqar, r ...
This file is a collection of correspondence between British officials in London, Delhi, Bushire, Bahrain, Sharjah and Teheran over the rights to mine red oxide on Abu Musa, an island in the Gulf claimed by Sharjah. The main correspondents are: India Office, Whitehall (John Gilbert Laithwaite); Shaik ...
Correspondence discussing the role of Sheikh Zaid bin Khalifah, Sheikh of Abu Dhabi on the Trucial Coast and the battles and disputes between the Trucial Shaikhs. Also discussed is the agreement, arranged by the Political Resident Persian Gulf which secured the release of the Shaikh of Umm al-Qayway ...
Most of the correspondence concerns succession at Dubai:Letter from Residency Agent Shargah [Sharjah] No. 13, 10 April 1894 informing Resident of death of Shaikh Rashid bin Maktoom [Rashid bin Maktum].Letter from Maktoom bin Hasher [Maktum bin Hashar] of 12 April 94 informing Resident of his having ...
Correspondence discussing Ajman and Sharjah affairs. Includes discussion of the actions of 'Shaikh Homaid ben Abdol Aziz, Chief of Ajman' attempting to collect money from the Al Ben Lutah who were British subjects.Correspondence discusses the occupation of a watch tower which caused friction between ...
Correspondence concerning the claim of Hassan Samaiya for property lost on Abu Musa island after the German company Wonckhaus lost the concession following an international tribunal. Includes a list of articles used in the mining operation and also discusses the welfare of some donkeys left there. T ...
Correspondence discussing the death of the agent of the British Indian Steam Navigation (B.I) company in Dubai. A new agent was sent out but the Shaikh of Dubai, Shaikh Butti bin Soheil, refused him permission to land. The First Assistant of the Residency, Captain Birdwood then accompanied the new a ...
This file contains correspondence about a disagreement between the ruler of Umm al-Qawayn, Sheikh Rashid, and his brother, Naser bin Ahmad, concerning the estate of their father. The main correspondents are Khan Bahadur 'Isa ibn Abd al-Latif, the Residency Agent, Sharjah; Political Resident Persian ...
This file contains reports and correspondence relating to the ownership of some islands in the Gulf, namely, the islands of Farsi, Arabi, Harqus, Al Karan and Al Kurain. The reports and correspondence are mainly between the India Office, London; the Foreign Office, London; Political Resident Persian ...
This file contains correspondence relating to the following topics:The dispute between Shaikh Sultan bin Saqr and the sons of Shaikh Khalid, a former ruler of Sharjah, over the area of Dhaid and how this affected a geological expedition. Correspondents include Gordon Loch, Political Agent, Bahrain a ...
This file consists of correspondence relating to actions taken against the Shaikh of Fujairah. The main correspondents are the Political Resident Persian Gulf; Senior Naval Officer Persian Gulf; Political Agent Muscat; Residency Agent Sharjah; Foreign Secretary to the Government of India; Shaikh Ham ...
This file is a collection of correspondence between British officials in Bahrain, Bushire, Karachi, and Muscat. It covers the following topics:Anti-British activities of Abdullah bin Faris, Shaikh of Sharjah's Secretary.Calim [soldiers] of Makhoom bin Baroot against Shaikh of Sharjah.Dibah-Ras al Kh ...