'14/196 Punishment of the Sheikh of Fujairah. Sheikh Hawad bin Abdullah Sharqiyin.'
- Political Agent and Consul, Muscat (correspondent)
Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf (correspondent)
Shaikh of Fujairah (correspondent)
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 Hamad bin Abdullah, ruler of Fujairah; Shaikh Said bin Hamad, Chief of Kalba.A number of topics are covered.The kidnap of a Baluch girl who was sold to the Shaikh of Fujairah. The Political Resident threatened to shell the Shaikh's fort and burn his dhow if a fine was not paid. Furthermore, as the Shaikh did not respond to the protocol of coming on board his fort was bombarded for one and a half hours which produced the desired effect.Disputes between al Fujairah (al-Qawasim tribe) and Kalba (al Sharqiyyin tribe) over raiding and disputes.There are over forty letters in Arabic with translations; maps drawn by Bertram Thomas of tribal territories around al Fujairah and also a map of the ports of Oman.
1 volume (259 folios)
The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the rear of the file.
Foliation. The foliation sequence consists of numbers circled in pencil located in the top right hand corner of the recto of each folio and runs from the front cover to last folio. Foliation omissions: Folios 174, 189, 203 have been omitted.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 volume (259 folios)
- DC rights:
- Public Domain
Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers