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'File 10/3 II Qatar Oil Concession' [‎7r] (28/520)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (252 folios). It was created in 1916-1934. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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7^-D/7 18th November
The Hon'ble 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. ,
BUSH 1 R jC-
Sir> ,
ne have the honour to acknowledge receipt
of your telegram from Bahrein dated the 14th November
1933 and confirm having replied, through the good offices
ot the British Vice-Gonsul Mohammerah, to the effect that
there have been no further developments with regard to
Qatar since writing our letter No.72-D/7 dated the 7th
November, addressed to you at BushireN^ / l/cn )
A copy of the ^bove letter v^as sent to the
political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Bahrein, per hand of our Mirza Jumaa,
who arrived in i-'-ih^'ein on the -ith November, and vie
presume that you have had an opportunity of viewing
the contents during your present visit/
As you are aware our Mirza Jumaa was sent
to s.citar to in!orm the Shaikh of the ^eoarture of Lr.
Chisholm for London.
it/e nov. await the letter's return aixi we v/ill
lose no time in advising you of the latest position when
he arrives,
we have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servants.
For ANGLO-PERSIAN OIL CO., LTD.,
Copy to:-
Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. ,
Bahrein.
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Sgd E. B- OKUiui^ton.
GENERAL MANAGER.

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The papers in this volume date mostly from 1933-1934. The volume contains copies of correspondence between 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. at Bahrain and the Secretary of State for India in London about oil concession in Qatar and the negotiations between the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) and the Sheikh of Qatar.

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There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 243-247).

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1 volume (252 folios)
Arrangement

The items in the volume are arranged in chronological order from earliest to latest with earlier documents attached to the file. There is an index at the end of the volume, on folios 243-247. The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The foliation starts on the first page of writing on the top right-hand corner and finishes on the back cover, on folio 252. Numbers are in pencil, circled. There is a second foliation in blue crayon first and then in black pencil on the top centre and then on the top right corner, uncircled, starting on folio 1 (numbered 1) to folio 26 (numbered 26) , then folio 27 (numbered 26a) to folio 47 (numbered 26v), folio 48 (numbered 27) ending on folio 242 (numbered 220).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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