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'File 10/3 III Qatar Oil Concession' [‎31r] (74/470)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (223 folios). It was created in 27 Jan 1934-24 Mar 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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govern the grant of oil concessions in British territory
and the conditions to be satisfied in the case of such
concessions. The most important of these were:
(1) Registration in British territory;
(S) Majority of Employees and if possible
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Managing Director to be British subjects;
(3) 50fo of produce to be refined on British
territory, and the oil to be suitable for
Admiralty use;
(4) Pre-emption in time of war.
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Mr. Laithygaite pointed out that the decision in
Question had had in view British territory only. Qatar was
not British territory, nor a British Protectorate. It was
an independent Arab State in special treaty relations with
H.M.G. The view that the Cabinet decision referred to
did not cover the Arab Sheikhdoms of 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. , had
consistently been held by 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. in the inter
departmental discussions which had taken place in connection
with the Kovieit oil concession.
Mr. Rendel agreed and suggested that it had been
accepted at the time of the assignment to American interests
of the Bahrein oil concession that oil concessions to be
granted in the Arab Sheikhdoms 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. must "be
dealt with separately and on their merits. It would be
necessary to consider in the case of Q;-\tar whether the
conditions laid down by the Cabinet to apply in the case
of concessions in British territory or more stringent
conditions, and if so what, should apply.
Mr. Starling/

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The volume contains 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. in Bushire, 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. in Bahrain and the Secretary of State for India, on the Qatar oil concession, on the Southern boundary of Qatar and on the role of Ibn Saud in the negotiation.

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There is an index at the end of the volume ( folios 211-216).

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1 volume (223 folios)
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The papers in this file are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume, on folios 211-216. 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 is on top right-hand corner, starting on the first page of writing and finishing on the back cover. The numbering is in pencil, enclosed by a circle and starts with 1, then 115, 116A, 116B, 116C, then carries on until 221, which is the last number given. There is a second pagination on the top right corner, uncircled, starting on folio 22 (numbered 21) to folio 100 (numbered 99) and then from folio 116a (numbered 113) until folio 210 (numbered 207).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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