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    would within a very short time of its receipt by them be communicated to the Sheikh for his ... in the interval ? and have thus caused some further delay in the communication of the document to the Sheikh ... be in a position to proceed in the matter with the Sheikh in the very near future. I Atherton, Esq., ...

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    /y/ K suddenly confronted with ar widerttandiB^ between ths ^ lo Persim Oil Ccmpsny and the kimricmt thp re^uH of Yihidi would be to make it rwmm&rr to ask tlm Sheikh'r approval to the introduction of a really effective ^eri can inters&t withoitt hiB luwinr. any option to choose between competing companies; ...

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    to be negotiated with the Sheikh of Koweit by the successful competitor for the Koweit concession until His ... associated and in the course of which steps could be taken to advise the Sheikh as to the points wMch ...

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    to postpone communication of their views on the points in question to the Sheikh until His Excellency has ...

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    to forward copy of the Unrlish and Arabic letter which I transmitted to His Excellency the Sheikh ... your para 3, you will notice that I have requested His Excellency the Sheikh to keep me generally ... ion^ the Sheikh, from the commencement of the business, has adopted a curiously close attidude, as far ...

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    o p Irte would seem to have gone out of his way to encourage t$e Sheikh to look upon himself,(Major Holmes) ... the Sheikh at once becomes his reasonable self a^ain and is ever ready to visit me and discuss matters ... his mind. 6In this last connection, 7 har 7 it from the Sheikh himself recently that rajor ^'olmes ...

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    to happen, 9. The Sheikh as you know is a simple person at heart and though he prides himself on having ... inherent in every ITejdi or Bedouin Sheikh: It is not difficult therefore for him to fall a prey ... as it stands in ICuwait today, which may assist you to .understand what is going on. (a) The Sheikh^would like ...

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    finanoialy, and have not the courage to say what might not please. (c) None of the members of the Sheikhly house take: any hand in the G-overnment of the State, so their counsel is not sought, (d) The Sheikh ... Holmes daily preaches that the Sheikh should not be afraid of consequences, but take his courage in both ...

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    and Lr Jllkinrton of the visited ICuwait on 11.2.35. to make the acquaintance of His Excellency the Sheikh. ! T r Slkington left a^rain on 13.2.35., after a vain attempt had been made by myself to arrange a lunch at which both Lajor HoliD.es and llr Slkington would be present. The courage of the former would ...

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    Translation oi a J or. "Identical letter . From - His Excellency Sheikh ^ir Ahmad al-J'ebir as- Gab ah, K. G. I • lu., G. o. I • , Kuler of lluwai t. To - The Political ^gent, Zuwait. Ho.S/SSS-IU Dated the 19th ohauwal 1351 (14th February 1933). After compliments, ./ith the hand of pleasure I have received ...

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    2/824-xi, Dated 20th Shawal 1351 ( 15.2 .53) which I have received from His Excellency the Sheikh. It speaks ... Febi This to an ordinary person would have been sufficient of a hint. The Sheikh however while thanking ...

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    an official letter or telegram, on the above lines, 3 think the sheikh wi-ul definitely not accept ... was given to me yesterday by the Sheikh and was confirmed by • -ajo^ Holmen, 7 The Sheikh apparently has ... of bringing undue Influence to bear on the Sheikh, this I think must be risked, as it is clearly our duty ...

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    private invitation of this sort. 9. Looking at things from every angle, am inclined to think that the best course, if you will pardon my making the surr-estion, wald be for you to telegraph me a tactful message to be delivered to the Sheikh in answer to his letter; this I could deliver verbally or in writing ...

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    bet-ween the Sheikh and His i ajesty' s Government ana enquired whether there was any prospect of the early ... the Sheikh, the question is one essentially to bo dealt wita on a commercial basis. My object in writing to you now is to say that so far as we can judge, the sheikh is not likely to be much moved ...

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    Sheikh of Kuw It on 10th April 1933 th« Hon tie, the Political Resident. c:r '-Sl>'-'c.Kzen. 1. P.R. asked Sheikh not to make any decision rlth regard to the competing oil Companies until the P.R. r-'tu:- led fron 3n-:land {toth May) 1Q 7 .T Sheikh gladly agreed, 0 » "he P.R. s?ld he understood from Col, ...

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    was under his (Bin Baud's) pc^i ^.al control, much as Qatar is believed to be. Such a move would ...

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    that last month Bin Saud got £10,000 (or Rs.10,000) out of the Shaikh of Qatar and has now asked the people ...

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    ^ if reoeiYe^, in tiaae^ at the meeting arranged for the 3rd of may. 1118 OH IH QATAR c 26. The Yiews expressed ...

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    and the Sheikh of Koweit to the Eastern and The present position in regard to an oil cu-co.-io^ mi vnotpr- ...

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    the Sheikh to carry out geological investigations for a period of 2 years. Any concession which they may ...

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    informed Mr. Starling that he had seen the sheikh on the way over. He had unfortunately missed meeting Sir John cadman, "but he learned full details of the discussion which sir John had had with the sheikh from Mr. Elkington, the General Manager in Persia of the Anglo -Persian Oil Company, and the Sheikh had ...

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    He also believed that Major Holines had. represented to the Sheikh that it would "be to his ... had done what he could to impress on the Sheikh that it was in his interests to look to the British ... thought the sheikh felt that H.M. Government would have no serious ground for complaint if he were to give ...

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    -3- 175 areas which were in contemplation. Colonel Powle said that an effort had been made to get details of the proposal. The Sheikh had agreed that Major Holmes might be approached but Holmes had so far ... of the Sheikh. A neutral zone between Kuwait and Hasa had "been established over which the sheikh and Jbn Saud ...

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    the remainder oi "the Arabion Coast (including Qatar). from Qatar round to Dhofar in the South. As regards Bahrein, Colonel Powle said that the Bahrein petroleum Company had drilled two successful oil ... the Sheikh of Kuwait, Before leaving. Colonel powle was introduced Sir Alfred Faulkner, Under secretary ...

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    Ill, HlTAii. 14. yze meeting had some further discussion about oil in Qatar s Guring which it emerged that, in addition to the action approved "by the meeting on the :<6th of April, the Shaikh should ... iH Qatar would have to be passed on to the Iraq Petroleuni Compsny. In these circumatanoes, we had tc ...

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    light of th Sheikh 1 s reactions to this reply they thought there was some possibility of very rapid developments in the near future as regards K owe it oil. Prom remarks dropped by the Sheikh they thought, ... ropxeoenoatives o x tne Company w ere anxious go Know vvnetnei anything encouraging to the Sheikh and likely ...

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    should be exercised as regards any suggestion of/ ... ■oaken oy tne A.P.O.C. and the I.P.c. to secure a definite concession in Qatar at which the general ... to invite tile Sheikh to England and he were to accept, and if on top of tiiis H.Iv!.J. were to extend ...

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    the abeikn had made up his mind about the concession I aid not think that official recognition of the sheikh ... to a visit home and to ofiicial recognition of the Sheikh during such a visit would oe vtiv suustantialiy ... extension of an invitation; tnat it snoula not be used at this stage; and uhut in tne event of the Sheikh ...

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    to be of great importance. having regard to the position of tne Sheikh, his treaty conrnitments and possible ...