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'File 10/3 II Qatar Oil Concession' [‎165r] (344/520)

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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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T-ir: Company agreed to consider the insertion
in sub -paragraph fii) of a provision that "producing
wells or borings at the time of such termination shall
be handed over in good order and repair and fit for
further working", and to make a corresponding amendment
in sub -paragraphs (ii) and (iii) in substitution for
the words "in euch working condition as the property
then is' 1 . Thie would have to be discussed with the
Shell Goapany who were co-operating with the A.P.ChC.
in this matter.
^TIOLS 15 .
(a) The Company stated that the Sheikh had
been anxious to restrict force majeure to conditions
in i&tar. Tue Corapany were quite unable to agree
to anv such restriction and had made it clear that
c'
the clause must be in quite general terms.
(b) Mr. Laithwaite suggested that the words
'•'the period of such delay, together with any such
period as may be necessa^ for the restoration of
night be amended to read ''the period of such delay
together with such period as may be reasonably necessary,
subject to the approval (or in the view) oi the
Political B^ident, for the restoration, etc/' The
Company saw no objection, but pointed out that it ./as
the Sheikh who was anxious to iceep 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.
out.
Mr. Laithwaite said that H.Iu.C. attached
importance to providing that the Political F^oiden
should/

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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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