Coll 30/89(1) 'OIL. KOWEIT: Shipments of Oil from Koweit'

IOR/L/PS/12/3809

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The record is made up of 1 file (31 folios). It was created in 20 Apr 1946-13 May 1948. It was written in English and French. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Content

The file concerns a number of administrative issues in relation to oil exports from Koweit [Kuwait].

The papers cover: advice on the signing of certificates for shipments of oil to France and French possessions, 1946; correspondence concerning a request from the Ministry of Fuel and Power for monthly statistics of oil shipments from Kuwait; and discussion of the legal basis for the issue of oil export licences by the Political Agents at Bahrein [Bahrain] and Kuwait.

The main correspondents are the Ministry of Fuel and Power and the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .

The French language content of the file consists of single certificate (folio 31).

The file also contains one document, dated April 1940, of an earlier date than the main date range (folio 31).

The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

Extent and format
1 file (31 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 31; these numbers are printed, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers.

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English and French in Latin script
Type
Archival file

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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/12/3809
Former external reference(s)
Coll 30/89/1

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20 Apr 1946-13 May 1948 (CE, Gregorian)

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Coll 30/89(1) 'OIL. KOWEIT: Shipments of Oil from Koweit', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3809, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000648.0x000179> [accessed 22 September 2019]

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