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    of the Qatar Agreement with the amendments suggests (in the Trucial Agreements) with the addition of an article in India Office express letter of the 3rd April, No.?.Z.2078 36 (of which a copy was sent to you ...

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    or on the Prucial Coast, the Company should subscribe to political agreements on the lines (*4 of the Qatar ... of the 20th May. —'"A r ;/ The Qatar Agreement included the usual provisions relating inter alia, ... of the Qatar Agreement before the words "any subsidiary Company shall be and remain a British Company ...

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    of sheikh saeed. As an outcome of their discussions re accommodation, it was decided that he should occupy ... Machineries,equipments etc. A sum of Ks.700,000/- is said to have been provided for this work. Xt is rumoured that sheikh ... for their personal benefits. Through such people Sheikh saeed was persuaded to grant the concession by receiving ...

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    ihe forms were received and the Agreement was put before Sheikh saeed for his signature* The people ... the sheikh on going carefully through the Agreement he was surprised to see that the conditions demanded ... he was much disturbed fearing the Sheikh to change his attitudes, xhe Agreement wss therefore ...

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    between Major Holmes and the Sheikh. There is at least one substantial change, namely the addition ...

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    the Sheikh has exchanged letters with His Majesty's Government on the lines of those relating to the Q,atar ... Majesty's Government and the Sheikh. 2 . On the whole, therefore, and subject to any observations ... suggesting that, subject to any observations he may have to offer, and if Colonel Fowle agrees, the Sheikh ...

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    Majesty’s Government and the Sheikh will include the recognition by him of the Political Agreement and must ...

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    largely a matter lor arrangement between the Company and the Sheikh and 1 am not sure in the case ...

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    that there should be a provision on somewhat the same lines as in paragraph 5 of the Third Article of the Qatar ... which should be open to inspection by the Sheikh or his authorised rex^resentative." I am sending & copy ...

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    the following amendments in the text of the Dibai Commercial Concession as finally initialled by the Sheikh ...

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    in regard to Article 5 is that it seems desirable, as in the Qatar Agreement, to maintain the principle ... should therefore be substituted for "permission of the Sheikh 17 . Alternatively, ... be inserted after "permission of the Sheikh". it/ ...

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    therefore, be possible to agree to the sentence ;, The Sheikh may request the Local Representative ... of Notes between His Majesty’s Government and^the Sheikh. Article 25 need not be altered. ^ We referred ...

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    the same lines as in paragraph 3 of the third Article of the Qatar Concession, to the effect that accurate ... by the Sheikh or his authorised representative. We understood from you that you felt serious objection to this suggestion not because you wished in any way to conceal from the Sheikh any information which he, or his ...

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    5. this matter again (which is, after all, a comparatively small one) and we do not wish to press it on the Company, in spite of the fact that the provision already exists in the Q,atar Agreement. 7/e feel that the Sheikh may safely rely on the Company treating him fairly in this respect; and if he or His Majesty’s ...

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    particularly in regard to the new articles added at the suggestion of the Sheikh at the last moment. ... "Permission of the Political Agent" should therefore be substituted for "permission of the Sheikh ... should be inserted after "permission of the Sheikh". Article 10, para. 5. - Colonel Fowle notes ...

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    for Qatar, but I think the change in the wording of this article which I suggest would be a useful step in getting the Sheikh to recognise one at least of the powers which we shall have to get by Order in Council. I suppose, however, that from the legal point of view even though the Sheikh agrees no one can legally ...

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    the same as Qatar Political Agreement it may be simplest if I give you not a text of the new Agreement but particulars of the points on which it is proposed that it should differ from the Qatar Agreement. ... between the Company and the Sheikh shall not be transferred/ ...

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    This was not included, in terms, in the Qatar Agreement, but it seems desiraole to put it in the new Agreement, ...

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    designate. 11 Para. 5. Substitute "Subject to the terms of the Agreement between the Company and the Sheikh, the Company undertakes at all times to pay due deference to the wishes of the Sheikh and to the advice ... written permission of the Sheikh before working in any particular area, in order that the Sheikh may ...

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    the same as the Qatar x'olitical Agreement it may be simplest if I give you not a text of the new Agreement but particulars of the points on which it is proposed that it should differ from the Qatar agreement. ...

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    British subject. (2) The Agreement between the Company and the Sheikh shall not be transferred to any other Company without the prior consent in writing of His Majesty's Government and any other ... included, in terms, in who Qatar Agreement, but it seems desirable to put it in the new Agreement, ...

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    between the Company and the Sheikh, the Company undertakes at all times to pay due deference to the wishes of the Sheikh and to the advice of the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf and of the Political Officers ... lines.- 10. "The Company shall obtain the prior permission of the Sheikh before working in any particular ...

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    4. order that the Sheikh may be in a position to fulfil his responsibilities for the protection of the Company 1 '. The Sheikh shall not unreasonably v;ithhold such permission and in any case of dispute between the Sheikh and the Company the matter shall be referred for decision to the Political Resident. ...

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    of the second paragraph the words "and scale and products of". 5. The object of tnese modifications would ... want to do, I imagine, is to alter the Qatar clause in such a way as to put on the Company/ ...

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    and Muscat. I said that I thought that we had in mind the Iruoial Coast, Qatar and Bahrein. Do you agree that the 500,000 tons should be reckoned on this basis? (I am not sure by the way about Qatar, as this is already covered by the Qatar Political Agreenent, but Longrigg expressed no doubts about it). (2) Longrigg feels ...

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    a Concession for the Sheikh of Kuwait's half-rights over the territory^ for whic h purpose we drafted ... of the delicate inter-state position of the Neutral Zone, and to ask merely for an Option on the Sheikh ...

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    personnel, which we think will be necessary for our office, our Qatar drilling programme, and our Trucial ... in the event of our importing & limited number of rig-coolies from Iraq for work on Qatar, we shall obtain ... interim Agent, pending Mr. Packer's establishment, is Haji Yus if icanu. The Qatar Concession remains, ...

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    the obligations vis-a-vis H.M.G. and the Shaikh, which were previously incumbent on the A.I.O.C. One of these was the drilling o_i_ t»vo water—wc-i-ls on Q,atar, and this wc propose to carry out during the coming Autumn and Winter. Qatar will bo visited by two of our geologists, Messrs. ...

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    ' • : --KC'&iVfc 6 . our field Fork in the meanwhile, be hampered, it is our indention to sena our geological mission named above io Dubai abour the middle of November, after they have si oed the Q,atar water-wells. Based on Dubai, where we have leased a house from the Shaikh, and on subsequent camps, ...

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    geological mission named above to Dubai about the middle of November, after they have sited the Q.atar ...

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    Company, Hussain Yateem and Saigal frequently went to Doha with letters for the Shaikh of Qatar, from Holmes, who was then negotiating with Qatar on behalf of the Eastern and General Syndicate. Hussain Yateem ... of Skinner, when he was employed as an interpreter at Jabal, and gave away the secrets of the Qatar negotia ...

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    OMS to understand that he has been writing to the Shaikh of bu Bhaui accordingly and has also been sending verbal messages to the other Sheikhs. ...

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    of the Sheikh. If he is slack in his control and either his subjects (in spite of the efforts of the Company) ... that after the word "Sheikh" should ccme the words " and the Political Agent, Bahrein, or any authority ... in this paragraph comes to:* "The Sheikh may request the local representative of the Company to send the person ...

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    of the Trucial Coast where oil is found)as we have had to have one for Qatar, but I think the change in the wording of this article which I suggest would be a useful step in getting the Sheikh to recognise one «t ... the legal point of view even though the Sheikh agrees no one can legally be deported until ah Order ...

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    See my paragraph 2 above. Para.3 the Sheikhs of Abu Dhabi and Deb © Prima facie, since Deb^i were ... and I think that Colonel Loch might be instructed to approach the Sheikhs of Shargah and Ras-al-Khaimah, ...

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    to start with Qatar. They hoped to proceed there during the next fortnight. Their Geologists were working ... into this matter as regards the Trucial Coast but had neglected it as regards Qatar which was, after all, the first ... to the various agreements on the subject of Qatar but that any move thaljhe pro posed to make with regard ...

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    £i 2 . The next objective after Qatar was to be Dubai and Abu Dhabi* He told me in confidence ? a confidence which I would like respected, that his Company apparent ly were proposing to disregard the boundaries of the to move from Abu Dhabi or Dubai to Has A1 Khairnah irres pective of the fact that Sharjah ...

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    substantial divergences between the boundaries claimed respectively by neighbouring Sheikhs. His general idea was that it would be best to get the Sheikhs to settle the boundaries between themselves if they can, starting ... S that the Sheikh of Debai was proposing to go to Abu Dhabi to negotiate about the boundary. It seemed quite ...

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    which it is already proposed to insert in the commercial concessions under which the Sheikh in question ... Undertakings hy Sheikhs in regard to protection. It was pointed out that Colonel Loch’s express letter) ... it was suggested that a further approach might he made to the Sheikhs of Shargah and Ras-al-Khaimah, with a view ...

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    have to he introduced in the cases of the Sheikhs who had already accepted unlimited liability. The above refers to the question of protection during the period of the options. The position during ... the Sheikh to giving "all protection in his power" to the Company and as the failure of a Ruler to implement ...

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    Coast, this would encourage the Trucial Coast Sheikhs to intrigue with the Bahrein Petroleum Company ... Company had arrived at Debai and approached the Sheikh. The latter had replied that he had made ... complicate matters as between the Petroleum Concessions Limited and the Sheikhs. 2 . With regard to (a). ...

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    as Article III of Qatar Agreement) will cover point adequately. Secretary of state for India. * r ...

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    parti cular sites the Company will,of course,comply with his v/ishes. A programme including composition ... are to be drilled at locations to be agreed upon between the Company’s geologists and the Sheikh of Qatar ... the honour to submit the following programme of the Company’s proposed ope rations on the Qatar Peninsula ...

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    2^ ^*2 2 V e have been given to understand that the Honourable the Poiitioai Resident proposes to notify the Sheikhs concerned or the company4s proposed operations and we shall await instrue- tions before permitting any movement of British or other personnel of the parties to Qatar or Dubai. T .e trust ...

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    ARRIVAL OF GEOLOGISTS: 2nd - 4th November . Geologists - Mr.T.F.Williamson & Mr.Glynn Jones arrive Bahrain. VISIT 2ND PARTY TO QATAR . Object - To fix two locations for water wells. Composition - British Mr.Bombersley. " Haji Williamson. " Mr.T.F. Williamson Mr.Glynn Jones. Clerical . - Mr.Abdul Rahman. Technical ...

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    in connection with their camps and movements. Haji Williamson will be with the Qatar party for some time ... the Sheikhs concerned to duggest and appoint suitable guides and guards. At Qutar (outside Dohah) these will be taken from the tribal leaders. At Dubai the brother or son of the Sheikh will be asked to accompany ...

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    who will forward it if necessary to the Sheikh through his liaison personnel. (b) Alcoholic Drinks. ... on this matter. Smoking in the presence of the Sheikhs should be avoided until it is apparent that there< ... have no objection. (g) Gramaphones & Music . The Sheikh objects to gramaphones & music and this should ...