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File 10/5 I Saudi Arabia: Hasa Oil Concession; visit of Major Holmes to Saudi Arabia; Kuwait blockade. [‎64r] (156/496)

The record is made up of 1 volume (245 folios). It was created in 15 Mar 1932-9 Jan 1935. 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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Company should also submit to the Crovernment within four
months at the end of eYery year (as from the dote of discover
ing oil in commercial quantities) a report explaining the
work done during that year end provided for in this
agreement, provided that the (loYernment treat these maps
and reports as confidential #
Article 24> Any failure of negligence which may arise
on part of the Company in respect of the execution of any
of the conditions of this agreement shall not entitle the
(xorernment to claim compensation from the Company if such
failure or negligence is accidental and unavoidable^ If
the execution of any of the conditions of this agreement is
delayed on account of the coercive power the period of delay
together with the period necessary for the reparation of
the harm or damage shall be added to the period end conditions
specified In this agreement.
/rtlcle 2b. fhe Company has the right to terminate this
agreement at any line' and in such case it should gire to the
Oorernment in writing thirty days' notice whether by letter
or by telegram, proTided that the telegraphic notice la
followed by a confirmatory letter, As soon as the termina
tion of this agreement is effected by the giving of the
said notice or by any other me&ns the &oTernment and the
Company will both be free from any restrictions and obligations
laid on them by this agreement with the exception of the
following t
(l) i'he ImmoTeable property of the Company such as
roads oil or water wells together with their pipes and the
/
ImmoTeable buildings and fittings etc, will be the property
of the Sorernment and free of any charge.
(20 The Company should grant the aoTernment a period of
delay to enable them to purchase the moveable property of this
concern existing in aa'udl Arabia at a reasonable price
equivalent to that ol' another similar property at that time,
subject to the reduction which is usual to second hand
property.

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The volume contains correspondence between the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in London, 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 and 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 on the Hasa oil concession in Saudi Arabia, the negotiations of the Standard Oil Company of California for the oil concession in Hasa and the visit of Major Frank Holmes to Riyadh to meet Ibn Saud.

The volume includes correspondence on the Saudi blockade against Kuwait, two copies of the Hasa oil agreement between the Standard Oil Company of California and the Saudi Arab Kingdom (folios 52-68 and 87-102) and correspondence on the application of the Standard Oil Company of California for permission to fly from Basra to Bahrain, which encountered resistence of 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, against the presence of American companies in Bahrain (folios 121-123 and following).

There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 212-223).

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1 volume (245 folios)
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The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume (folio 212-223). 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 written in pencil in the top right corner (between 44-82 the numbering can be found at the top centre of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. ). The numbering begins on the first page of text which follows 4 blank pages and terminates on the 5th folio from the back; at the rear of the volume there are 4 blank pages. Foliation errors: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d and 1e; 29, 29a and 29b; 137A and 137B; 159A and 159B; 169A and 169B; 171A and 171B; 179A and 179B.

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