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    now agreed to our proposal regarding the communication of 's formal approval to the Sheikh. M.F.P. ... of H.M.G. which is no* to te conveyed to the Sheikh were expressed as the consideration. I, therefore, ...

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    to the Sheikh, the Sheilch lrd*J> h ^ . VU' (L," ^ being required at the same tiaie to give an undertaking ...

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    ( confidential represent at ive'^/have been inserted^ obviously in ei'i'm - or Sheixch’ s confidential representative' , . In the Arabic/'*Sheikh” is used. (ii) small slips in the last line of U*. page the English column. (These are not identifiable "here as our copy has a different page numbering. ) 4. ...

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    approval to the Sheikh, i Under Secretary Secretary of State FOR USE BY DEPARTMENT ONLY. Draft letters ...

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    hav^obtained tlie signature of the Sheikh.of Ras —A1 —Khaimah to an oil concession agreement ^A^the 21st June 1945> on the lines of their other concessions with the Trucial Sheikhs• There With this exception, ... ^awain, it v/as not necessary to insist on the Sheikh/taking cognizance of the agreement between ...

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    anticipation of/obtaining a concession frcm him, * Corbies Sheikh taking cognisance of the Political Agreement ^ but that he should undertake to obtain the approval ...

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    P.Z»4705/59 . (E **99/67/91). FOREIGN OFFICE, S.W.l. 31st July, 1939. Dear Peel, Many thanks for your letter P.Z.3231/39 of the 18th July about the exploration permits granted by the Sheikhs of Ras al ... Sheikhs. 3. We also agree that you might at the same time inform the Company, without repeating all ...

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    INDIA OFFICE, '.■vrIITEHALL, 3 • i> / • 1« ?.Z.3S31/39 18th July, 1S39 Dear Jarrett, Would you please refer to the papers wo have sent you earlier this year regarding the "exploration permits" granted by the Sheikhs of Has al Khaimah and Ajman to Petroleum Development (Trucial Coast) Limited. The latest paper ...

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    in respect of both agreements to the Company and to the respective Sheikhs. Without repeating all the 1935 ...

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    Majesty*s Government should not be led by the opposition of the outstanding Sheikhs to withdraw from ... reactions on the Sheikhs who have already concluded agreements with Petroleum Concessions Ltd. on the terms ... for resistance may have a bad effect on our subsequent dealings with the Sheikhs generally. financial terms must ...

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    and that there should be as little obvious differentiation between the Sheikhs as possible. (3) Sheikhs co-operation ... of relaxing, for the Sheikhs of Abu Dhabi and Has al Khaimah, and the lesser recalcitrant Sheikhs ... if this accepted procedure were dropped, we now give way, more easily, and more completely, to the lesser Sheikhs ...

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    The Sheikhs 7 sanction does provide a clear right to His Majesty’s Government to enforce its original ... with the Sheikhs co-operation, we would, if the India Office and other interested Departments are satisfied ... are to decide now to drop the Sheikhs co-operation, it would not be worth while raising difficulty over ...

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    the connected correspondence the Company are anxious that we should not omrtge the remaining Sheikhs ...

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    Paper. Department. 6837 If the principle is accepted that the Sheikhs may he left out of the political agreement certain details will have to he settled. Firstly, there is Weightman f s suggestion ... from their obligations and that matters should he left as they are ^mtil the Sheikhs themselves raised ...

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    to Weightman it was ppQ6um»d that a decision in regard to the Sheikhs co-operation in respect of the political ... undertaking signed hy the Sheikhs our approval of the concession is » ♦ • , required, and there is no reason ...

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    N D WHEREAS in the event of the Company obtaining a concession from the Sheikh of|_Ras al KhaimahJ(hereinafter called "the Sheikh") certain responsibilities will devolve on His Majesty^ Government, the Company has ... the Company and the Sheikh shall not be transferred to any other company without the prior consent in writing ...

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    Government, or their agent. 9. IN the event of a state of national emergency or war (of the existence ... referred to Pre-emption Clause . * 1 2 In the event of a state of national emergency or war (of ... the right to use for the purposes of its operations such harbours as may be developed by the Sheikh or His ...

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    \V (S 423^/19/91) io FOREIGN OFFICE, S.W.l. 9th September, 1938, kf- ^ enforced in the courts here. A copy of this minute My dear Gibson, Would you please refer to India Office letter P.2. 4943/38 of the 15th July regarding the possibility of dropping the political agreement as far as the Sheikhs ...

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    Sheikhs) is as follows First, the Agreement between H.M.G. and the Concession Company; next, an Exchange ...

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    offers to the Sheikhs need not necessarily be regarded as the final word. As regards Ras al Khaimah the Company are quite convinced that but for our requirements in regard to the Political Agreement the Sheikh ... that in the absence of some form of pressure on the Sheikh from His Majesty’s Government (and I told Mxu ...

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    Government. Mr. Longrigg, however, dislikes this as he thinks that it might frighten the Sheikh and he has ... to write at once to the Sheikh (and perhaps also to the other Sheikhs at the same time)ve^A- jftifccthat ... to the approval of His Majesty’s Government. As regards Abu Dhabi, Mr. Longrigg said that unless the Sheikh toad ...

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    of what action, if any, we should take vis-a-vis the Sheikhs, and what advice we should give to Petroleum ...

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    Quwain, Ajman or Kalha since there is no reason to suppose that if the other Trucial Sheikhs agree ... that but for our requirements in this respect the Sheikh would have put his signature to the Concession Agreement ... form of pressure on the Sheikh from His Majesty’s Government (and this seems hardly practicable; ...

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    cognisance by the Sheikhs, and I imagine therefore that you would see no objection to the course suggested ... that it might frighten the Sheikhs and he has suggested that if we attach importance to the point the best course would be for the Political Authorities to write at once to each Sheikh reminding them ...

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    what are likely to he the re actions of the Sheikhs of Sharjah and Dehai if, in due course, we decide in the case of the other Trucial Sheikhs either (a) to modify or simplify the Political Agreements and complementary exchange of notes, or (h) to dispense altogether with the Sheikhs’ co-operation in the Political Agreement; ...

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    of the Political Agreement between H.M.G. and the Company has not arisen although the Sheikh is no doubt fully ... likelihood of a change of heart on the part of the Sheikh should the Company attempt to re-open negotiations ...

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    ean Stanley Street, Millbank, London, S.W.l. August, 1938. Dear Peel, I am sorry not to have replied sooner to your letter of the 11th June (P.Z. 3639/38) asking for our observations on the financial terms offered to the Trucial Sheikhs by Petroleum Concessions Ltd. You ask how these compare with cases ...

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    r> -3- 1 i . jr_j • • (W\) 5684 • 111- 1938 \ * » In attempting to compare the terms of* concessions already granted in the Persian Gulf with those now under negotiation or contemplated, difficulties ... have no difficulty in advising you that the terms which have been and are being offered to the Sheikhs ...

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    -4- of the Trucial Sheikhs who have not yet granted concessions to influence us in this matter. I might even suggest that it would he unfair to those Sheikhs who have already granted concessions to Petroleum Concessions Ltd. if their more obdurate neighbours, as a result of their present attitude, were ...

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    had been told by one oi the Sheikhly family that the Sheikh wanted to give the whole of the area ... Mr. Ballantyne said that to his mind the Sheikh’s fear was fantastic but he wanted our assistance ... and get him to tell the Sheikh through the political Agent that his fear of being penalised by the loss ...

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    the Sheikh of Ahu Dhabi, who was anxious to treat with the Company and professed to be completely freed from any obligations to Government. The Sheikh had been given a similar answer to the reply given him last ... with the Sheikh, though of course before they did so they would come and discuss matters with us. He said that Abu ...

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    what was provided at Bahrein andjprovided for at Dhofar. Even when compared with Muscat, Koweit or Qatar, they do ...

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    that in the light of the difficulties which the Company have experienced in their negotiations with the Sheikhs ...

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    \yt, 2. remaining Sheikhs, and we should he glad to have your considered views on this aspect ... in that event both in relation to the Sheikhs concerned and in regard to possible pressure from competitors ... of the Sheikh in regard to the Political Agreements between His Majesty’s Government and the Company may have ...

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    more acceptable to the Sheikhs concerned; for example, is there any real necessity to require the Sheikh to obtain our approval in regard to the setting up of a Bank ? e should be glad to have your views ... of dispensing altogether with the Sheikh’s co-operation in the Political Agreement between the Company and His ...

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    authorised him to inform the Sheikhs in the sense of para. 2 of the telegram of 17th June flagged on the file. The four Sheikhs with whom negotiations are still outstanding have been informed accordingly, ... that the Sheikhs nay then be prepared to accept the reasonable terms which the Coy. offer. This is no doubt ...

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    to come to agreement with the Sheikhs. The P.C.L. representatives also thought that the rather complicated system of obtaining the .Sheikhs’ endorsement of the political agreement (which is between H.M.G. and the Coy.) by means of exchanges of letters may act as a partial deterrent against the Sheikhs granting ...

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    connection with the California Company. Major Holmes was now at Koweit to consult with the Sheikh regarding ...

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    the Sheikh of Bahrein to postpone the resumption of negotiations for a short period (say two or three months) ...

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    X mmt+ l?tf- 5. iJ>CL j / to obtain the Sheikas agreement. Mr. Longrigg agreed with his colleague and suggested that the terras of the agreement were sufficiently binding on the Company without \ bringing in the Sheikh. Mr. Peel pointed out, however, that as two of the Sheiks, namely Debai and Sharjah, had recognised ...

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    on the 3rd January, 1938. They have been negotiating for a concession over a long period, but the Sheikh ... the Sheikh. He has been offered terms similar to those successfully negotiated by the Company at Sharjah ... to abandoning the attempt for the present. The Resident sees no immediate prospect of the Sheikh changing his ...

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    reverted to a demand for payments on the Qatar scale. The Company are not prepared to meet the Sheikh ... weeks ago the Sheikh verbally accepted the Company’s offer of Debai terms plus an extra Rs.35,000 ... recently suggested to the Sheikh that a concession should be negotiated but he asked to be left until last ...

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    3. Resident, to send an ultimatum to the Sheikhs in the following terms ’'Petroleum Concessions ... a concession from the Sheikh of Debai on terms satisfactory to his interests and are also offering satisfactory ... been given to the Sheikhs of Abu Dhabi, Umm-al-Qaiwain, Ras-al-Khaimah and Ajman, with all of whom ...

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    in their negotiations because the Sheikhs concerned think they can do better with the Americans. (3) We have told ... Majesty's Government. When the question of presenting an ultimatum to the Sheikhs was under discussion we ... not be more than one Company on the Trucial Coast and so long as the Sheikhs' interests are not sacrificed His ...

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    5. responsible for seeing that Petroleum Concessions, Ltd. (who were first in the field) receive a square deal from the Sheikhs and to prevent the Sheikhs from using purely delaying tactics with a view ... that the Sheikhs are not convinced that His Majesty's Government mean what they say and he thinks that they must ...

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    on the Qatar scale, and also wished to negotiate with the Political Agent over the Exchange of Letters, instead ...

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    Lermitte to sign the standard Trucial Coast concession and demanded the same terms as in the Qatar ...

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    ' Z AND WHEREAS in the event of the Company obtaining a concession Kfiji the Sheikh of (hereinafter called "the Sheikh") certain responsibilities will devolve on His Majesty’s Government, the Company has agreed with His ... subject. THE Agreement between the Company and the Sheikh shall not be transferred to any other company ...

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    Government, or their agent. 9. IN the event of a state of national emergency or war (of the existence ... referred to Pre-emption Clause. In the event of a state of national emergency or war (of the existence ... the right to use for the purposes of its operations such harbours as may be developed by the Sheikh or His ...

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    of the Company obtaining a concession from the Sheikh of Ras al Khaimah (hereinafter called "the Sheikh") certain ... shall at all times be a British subject. THE Agreement between the Company and the Sheikh shall ... times be British subjects or subjects of the Sheikh, provided that, with the consent of His Majesty's ...

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