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‘Qatar Oil Concession and connected Documents [Oil concession granted by the Shaikh of Qatar to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, 17 May 1935]’ [‎1r] (1/10)

The record is made up of 1 file (4 folios). It was created in Feb 1936-5 Feb 1937. 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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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. .
Confidential.
Memos. B. 444, B. 446
and connected correspondence.
QATR OIL CONCESSION
and connected Documents.
1. Oil Concession of 17th May 1935, granted by His Excellency the Shaikh of Qatar
to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Ltd.
i J. Three—(a), (6) and (c)—letters from Mr. My lies to the Shaikh of Qatar, dated
17th May 1935.
3. Political Agreement of 5th June 1935 between His Majesty's Government in the
Tnited Kingdom and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Ltd.
4. (rt) Letter from 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 Gnlf to the Shaikh of Qatar,
dated 5th June 1935.
(6) Shaikh's reply, dated 6th Jnne 1935.
(c) Letter from 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. to Anglo - Persian Oil Company, Ltd., dated
21st June 1935.
(d) Letter from Anglo - Persian Oil Company, Ltd., to 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. , dated
24th June 1935.
(e) Letter from 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. to Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Ltd., dated
27th June 1935.
(/) Letter from 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. to the Shaikh of Qatar, dated 10th July 1935.

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The memorandum contains a printed copy (folios 2-4) of the oil concession agreed between the Shaikh of Qatar, Abdullah bin Qasim al Thani [‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī], and Charles C Mylles, Representative of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC), on 17 May 1935. Following the concession agreement are copies of three letters (folio 5) sent by Mylles to Shaikh ‘Abdullāh, all dated 17 May 1935, relating to the signing of the concession agreement.

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1 file (4 folios)
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The memorandum is part of a larger file, the first folio of which (f 1) is a contents page. The first two items listed on the contents page are covered by memorandum number B 444.

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Foliation: The foliation for this description commences at f 2 and terminates at f 5, as it is part of a larger physical file; 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. The main foliation sequence commences at the front cover, and terminates at the back cover; 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.

Pagination: The file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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