'14/165, 14/170 (1) B.I. Agent’s difficulties at Debai (2) Troops at Dibai B 20’
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 agent. Further correspondence discusses the difficulty the agent had in arranging accommodation which was finally arranged by the Residency Agent, Sharjah. A letter of warning was sent to the Shaikh of Dubai. The file also discusses the estate of the late agent.
1 volume (119 folios)
The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the rear of the file. At the front of the file is an index of topics with page numbers.
Foliation: The foliation sequence consists of small uncircled numbers located in the top right hand corner of the recto of each folio. The sequence starts on the first folio of writing and finished on the back cover.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 volume (119 folios)
- DC rights:
- Creative Commons Non-Commercial Licence
Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers