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The record is made up of 1 file (2 folios). It was created in 25 Mar 1938. It was written in English. 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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The file is concerned with an agreement between the British Government and Petroleum Concessions Limited; the agreement relates to the Ras al Khaimah oil concession arranged between the petroleum company and Shaikh Sultan bin Salim Āl Qāsimī, Emir of Ras al Khaimah. The document includes a 'pre-emption' clause which is relevant in the event of a state of national emergency or war.

The agreement is signed by John Charles Walton, the Assistant Under-Secretary of State for India, on behalf of His Majesty's Government, in the presence of Alexander Colin Burlington Symon, Assistant Principal for the Political Department in the 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. . It is also sealed by the petroleum company.

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1 file (2 folios)
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This file consists of a single document.

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The foliation sequence commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 2; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, 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.

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English in Latin script
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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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Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/18/B464
Former external reference(s)
PZ 1756/1938

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25 Mar 1938 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Agreement relating to the Ras al Khaimah Oil Concession [between] His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom and Petroleum Concessions Limited', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/18/B464, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000833.0x00001a> [accessed 18 September 2019]

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