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    INDIA OFFICE t WHITEHALL, 3.W. 1, P.Z. 307/35. 22nci January 1935. Dear Lefroy, I write with further reference to my letter i,r- ^, 1^5 of 17th January, p. Z.307/35, to say that we see no objection to the Company's accepting as the southern limit of their concession the line marked on the map of Qatar which-you ...

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    regard the sou the rn_JJJBit^or their concession shown on the map^of Qatar of which they have let us have ... deen recognised tiy H.M.G. as the southern tiounaary of Qatar and to which we are proposing to work ...

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    - 2 - adoption ty the Company as the soutnern limit of their concession, for, as we made clear to them in the discussion on lOth January, the limit of their concession need not necessarily be as extensive as that of the sheikh's territories recognised ty H.M.G. or of any protection which they might ...

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    Confidential. Office of the Political Resident I,.0.»o.C/17 of 1936. 1« • Dated the 23rd February, 1936. c jc^ I have been talking over the question of Qatar with Loch. At the moment Mylles of the A.P.O.C. is there negotiating for the oil concession with the Shaikh. He has been negotiating now for about ...

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    8 2/27 and 29/8 Telegrara ^rorn G.T-C. H . M ! s Vice~Consul. Moha^merah, ri o Political Resident, p -ushire Uo 1400 Dated 23rd received 24th February 1935. CIegg of Anglo-FerBian ^il Company proppses to arrive Bushire evening of March 2nd in Company's aeroplane to discuss latest position of Qatar oil. He ...

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    negotiations with H JS, the Sheikh of Qatar, Copies of this letter and its enclosures are also being forwarded ... in the Persian Gulf, The Residency, B U S H I R i*i. w/ Sir. 1 QATAR CONCE SSION NEG OTIATIONS. We have ... approval of H^B.M's Government, We also attach hereto a sketch map of the Qatar Peninsula. Mr, C# G. Mylies ...

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    of the other part WHEREAS in the event of the Kuwait Oil Company obtaining a concession from the Sheikh of Koweit (hereinafter called "the Sheikh") certain responsibilities will devolve on His Majesty's ... and the Sheikh the obligations and benefits of that agreement shall not be transferred to any other company ...

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    in Koweit of suitable type and capacity. IN the event of a state of national emergency or war (of the exi ... to Pre-emption Clause . In the event of a state of national emergency or war (of the existence of which His ... the Sheikh or His Majesty's Government for defence purposes for aerodromes, aeroplane^ or seaplane ...

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    BUSHIRE, March Sna, 1955• a 4 I A B- Tlie result of C e C 0 %lles negotiations up to ?.6th February are summarised hereunder;- Reference - Draft concession dated 10th January. The Shaikh of Qatar's demands are I- ARTICLE 1 , To be redrafted in the same general sense ARTICLE 2 . The period depends entirely upon ...

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    3/ AKT ICLE12» y 1 (i5) Three 3/ears after comroenc ing operations only everything reverting free, ARTICLE 14 , Re-draft sense unalterea e ARTICLE lb . Force J&ijuere in Qatar only. ARTICLE 16 . y> ... stating Political Resident accepted with the qualification Shaikh of Qatar will also approve ...

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    re: correspondence the Shaikh of Qatar said that Holmes had written suggesting he should come ... Holmes. (a) He dia not agree to his coming to Qatar in disguise to make an offer for the Concession (b) He ... coming to Bahrain and Qatar then we shall be in a reasonable position,, If he does come, as he will agree ...

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    (2 IH Telegram R.27. F r om Political Resident, at Kuwait. To H.M.'s Secretary of State for India, London. Copy by Air Mail to Government of India, New Delhi, n tt ti tt ii political Agent, Bahrain. Dated the^Gth March 1936. Qatar Oil. Belles has obtained extension of option until 4th May. -Resident- (C0 ...

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    oil with the Shaikh. Holmes replied that he had no intention of interfering in qatar until at all ...

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    information received they believed Holmes had immediate designs of visiting Qatar to intrigue with Shaikh ...

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    and that he had no intention of visiting Qatar or of negotiating for oil there until at all events the Anglo ... I aasked Holmes who he would act for when and xf he negotiated at Qatar. He made the following interesting ... (who had since amalgamated into one group) to negotiate on their behalf in Qatar, but had told them ...

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    now received authority from the sheikh of Qatar to establish a wireless station in Qatar and that you ... communication between Qatar and your Bahrein station. Yours faithfully, J. G. LAHHWAITS • L. Howitt, Esq., Cable ...

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    ^ W t A a r?. A cl A s \— " - ■> L - f (< f . /U Q^T> ^ ^ INDIA OFFICE> V LONDON, 3.W, L. Ry Air fciall . p,2»1580/35. lltbi Marcii 1935. My dear Powle Qatar Oil I enclose copy of a memorandum ... and the India Office should see the redraft. . i Article 2 ^' Die Sheikh 's suggestion that the period must turn ...

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    their concession and start to operate in Qatar, we shall have to consider securing from the sheikh an understanding ... should tie agreed on that side of the Qatar Peninsula and I gather that the Company would not see odjection to this. But the terms of the sheikh 's request are in any event quite reasonable, since the port ...

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    to the sheikh, free of cost, of land, etc, surplus during the period of the agreement. ! v, Article 8 . _^E ... and that they are likely, if the Sheikh presses the matter, to agree to his request. Article 9 . I gather that no special ... is invited in connection with It to the Sheikh's demands in respect of Article 15 as set out In the summary ...

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    lay the Sheikh, coupled with the intimation on the same Article in the telegram ' ' from Qatar of ... of establishing a Qatar Oil Company which would be a subsidiary of the I.P.C, and to which the concession could be transferred to be worked, with the sheikh's approval, once it had been obtained by the A.P.O.C. ; \ \1 Article ...

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    b Article IS; . 7 I gattker that the Company agree. Article 16 ;of telegram of aeth Petruary. Prom the telegram of 28121 Petruary you will see that the Sheikh has now agreed to the retention of the reference ... this and feel that if the sheikh is to toe at liderty to disapprove of "acy employee" and if the Company ...

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    Article 21 .-^Arg^the result of discussion with the Company it has already heen agreed that as the sheikh ... (compare telegram of 28th February on Article 16 from Qatar). . 3. Telegram from Qatar of 2nd March ... required to pay the wages of the guards who were to be appointed in consultation with the sheikh ...

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    sent up the sheikh of Qatar's demands. The Company are, it appears, prepared to consider a substantial ... no difficulty ahout force majeure involving delay of operations in Qatar only. We see no objection to payment ... from Holmes, have been spread locally, the most moderate of which is to the effect that the sheikh ...

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    •' 8 " Letters addressed to the shelkti had heen received from Mohamed Yatt ^irn. They attach great Importance to preventing him from visiting Qatar If, as ivyiles remarks In his telegram, "repetition of the Kowelt experience Is to de avoided". 7, I am sending a copy of this letter to the political Agent, ...

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    openly* A reply was sent through Nasir al Mana' to the effect that the Sheikh did not approve his coming ...

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    in connection with those points which the Sheikh has raised vaiich are more of a political than a commercial ... towards the Sheikh over these demands and it would assist us if you could indicate the action you propose to take in the matter. In the event of a deadlock, the cause will undoubtedly be that the Sheikh's demands ...

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    immediately but that a payment on account of, say, Rs»50,000 would be made at once, and that the date ... P.Z. 2253/35 INDIA Qjj'FIGS . Confidential . QATAR OIL. Note of discussion at the India Office 28th March 1935^ with representatives of the The Sheikh of Qatar r s redraft of the Qatar Commercial ...

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    apprehensive that the Sheikh might endeavour to secure armaments on an unjustifiable scale from them ... discussion that having regard to the provisions of Article 3 of the Qatar Treaty of 1916 and the fact ... could probably take the risk involved in accepting the Sheikh's redraft as it stood# Article 16 ...

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    had informed the Sheikh that the matter was one for H/;:.;. G. , into which the Company could not enter; that the Sheikh had taken the line that it had better go in the agreement .and that if objected they could then take it up with him (the Sheikh). The Company were strongly opposed to the acceptance of any ...

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    had stiffened the Sheikh's attitude. 4. The Company's representatives enquired what the attitude of H.'M.G. would be if negotiations now broke down and if the Sheikh subsequently intimated his desire ... on circumstances; that there ¥/ere great difficulties in urging the Sheikh to give the A.P.O.C. what would in effect ...

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    from me to Shaikh which will be despatched when Mylles intimates by wireless from Qatar that moment for delivery has arrived* -^Resident • (Copy given to Political Agent, Bahrain.) (Copy forwarded to Govt.of ...

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    Jq / QATAR OIL. . His Majesty's Government In agreement with Govern ment of India always regarded ... to enable) Mylies to resume his negotiations) you should yourself proceed to Qatar and inform Shaikh that His ...

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    82/27 1*7 Telegram R#27» From Political Agent, Bahrain. Tg political Resident, Bushire. Ho» 58• Dated and received the 9th April 1936. „ v lles approached me yesterday with a request that if he made agreement with Shaikh it would be necessary for me to go to Qatar to witness his signature • Presume ...

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    o M The Political Agent, Bahrain, ■ CO^FlOENTiAL RECORDS \3lf Al Qatar Negotiations. i?5reauested by Colonel Fowle I enclose herewith a draft in English which gives the sense of the letter which " am instructed to deliver to the Shaikh of iatar on resuniing negotiations with him. %hra in • I have the honour ...

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    f¥) \1&. Draft in English giving.the sense of a letter to be addressed to the Shaikh of Qatar. I have to inform you that I proceeded to London and referred to the Directors the various matters arising out of our discussions with regard to the oil concession for the State of Qatar. The Directors accept ...

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    instructions from His Majesty's Government to proceed to Qatar • I propose arriving Bahrain by next down slow mail. Grateful if you could arrange for sloop) to take me thence to Qatar and back to Bushire via Bahrain. Probable stay at Qatar two days. Resident. Telegram R.27. From Political Resident, Bushire. lo ...

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    82/27 Telegram 27 From political Agent, Bahrain. To political R-esident, Eushire Ho. 62. Bated llth received 12th April 1935. Your Express Letter of April 7th, lo.C-98. V i( ^ r % qATAR OIL# In view of your forthcoming visit to Qatar should letter to Shaikh issue if Mylles telegraphs as arranged. POLITICAL - ...

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    of the undermentioned docu ment ^s). 2 # Letter No.C/97 of 7th April 1936 to the Shaikh of Qatar forwarded with my iL ... Letter No.C/110 of 17th April 1936 to the Shaikh of Qatar. 3. Letter No.C/114 of 18th > April 1936 to the Shaikh of ^atar. Subject. Qatar Oil. ...

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    Translation o f letter Ho.6/64 dated the 14tli Muiiarram 1354 (i.e.18.4.35) from Shaikh 'Abdullah bin Oasim ath Thani,C.I.E., Ruler of Qatar, to the Kon'ble Lieut. -Colonel T .C .Fowle ,e.B .E., Politxcal Resident in the Persian Gulf. After Compliments, I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt ...

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    Translation of letter No♦7/64 dated the 14th Muharram 1364 (i»e# 18th April 1936) from Shaikh •Abdullah bin Qasim ath Thani,C#I.E M Ruler of Qatar, to the Hobble Lieut •-Colonel T»C.Fowle.C»E.E M Political Resident in the Persian Gulf. After Compliments, /f ; Reference your letter dated 17th April 1936 ...

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    Translation of letter lTo.8/64 dated the 14tli Euliarram 1364 (i»e.l8»4.36) from Shaikh # Abdiillah bin Qasim ath Thani, C#I»E<», Ruler of Qatar, to the Hon^le LieirU-Colonel T,C*Fowle,C.B»E., Political Resident in the Persian Gulf* After Complinients, With reference to pur yesterday*3 conversation ...

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    From Political Resident, Bushire. I p 0 Secretary of State for India, London. Repeated Government of India, Simla. Copy by post to Political Agent, Bahrain. Ko.372. Dated the 22nd April 1936 • Result of three days long conversations with 0^ Shaikh of Qatar has been as follows* ^ y ^ With regard ...

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    administration of Qatar and in supporting Shaikh and in his turn Hamad in any mal administration which they might ... undoubtedly been inserted by Hamad who xs most unpopular in Qatar. (c) Re:6(1).1 do not think that we can meet ...

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    April $$$ 6. 4 Hp .'V ; J ! Subject ; QATAR OIL* ^ Reference paragraph 12 of my telegram Ko •372, dated ... the 17th, 17th and 18th April 1936 respectively and of translations of | the shaikh of Qatar^ replies ...

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    Confidential D.O. No.C-92. POLITICAL AGENCY, KUWAIT. The 8th. April 1935. Just a line to let you know that Holmes In conver sation with me, yesterday, mentioned that he had it on very good authority that ,1 Miller ,, of the Standard Oil Company in Hassa, was making all preparations to have a go at Q,atar ...

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    reached in his nego tiations with the Sheikh. The enclosed re-draft is the outcome of* his visit. * He ... which we a3-e endeavouring to negotiate with the Sheikh of Qatr. \ IV^ f \ Subsequent to the despatch ...

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    taken out to Qatar dy fcylles. 2. We suggested to the Hesiaent that it might de well defore your option ... should de despatched from the Resident to the sheikh once IMyiles Intimates dy wireless from cgitar ...

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    f Telegram xx From Political Resident, Bushire To Political Agent, Bahrain. No ♦387. Dated the 24th April 1936. Please prepare draft Arabic translation of Qatar Political Agreement vide India Office Printed Letter No. 1786/1803 dated 16th March 1934. You will find suitable Arabic expressions ...

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    version of the enclosures may be checked♦ /ii jcl Subject ; Qatar Oil. Reference correspondence ending ... Company) with the Shaikh of Qatar in the event of the Commercial ✓ Agreement being signed by him ...

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    and Government of India's telegram of April 25th, So. 1059. QATAR OIL. 2. His Majesty's Government approve ...

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