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'File 10/3 II Qatar Oil Concession' [‎186r] (386/520)

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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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shall inform the Shaikh if it so transfers this Agreement.
The Company shall also have the right to form one
or more subsidiary conMeroial companies for the working of
this Agreement.
Article 13.
The Company shall have the right to terminate this
Agreement upon giving the Shaikh six months' notice in
writing of its intention so to do.
If such termination occurs within 55 years from the
dated of signature of this Agreement, all lands granted by the
Shaikh and any lands or buildings which the Company may have
bought and any houses or buildings constructed by and other
immovable property of the Company within the State of Qatar
shall be handed over to the Shaikh free of cost.
If such termination occurs after 3b years from the
date of signature of this Agreement, all the property 01 the
Company in the State of Qatar shall be handed over to the
Shaikh free of cost in such working condition as the property
then is.
On the expiry of this Agreement at the end 01 the
period of 75 years provided in Article 2, or of any extens
or renewal of that period all the property of the Company in
the State of Qatar shall be handed over to the Shaikh free of
cost in such working condition as the property then is.
Article 14.
The Shaikh shall have the right to terminate this
Agreement at any time should the Company fail to make the
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payments referred to m ^rti -
date on which such payments fall
Provided that if any such payments are in dispute by
the Company the Shaikh shall not have the right to terminate

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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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'File 10/3 II Qatar Oil Concession' [‎186r] (386/520), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/411, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023464531.0x0000bb> [accessed 15 September 2019]

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