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File 10/5 I Saudi Arabia: Hasa Oil Concession; visit of Major Holmes to Saudi Arabia; Kuwait blockade. [‎68r] (164/496)

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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on whicli they receiTe tiae two copies declaring their
acceptance of the ratification of this agreement or otherwise,
and if this agreement is not ratified within fifteen days as
from that date, it shall be considered nul and void and
also in case the preliminary loan and the rent for the first
year are not paid to the Crorernment within the period agreed
upon in Article 15 of this agreement the GrOYernment shall
ihen hare the right to announce the annulment of this
agreement and consider it of no effect, but in case this
agreement is ratified the Company should forward to the
Government one of the two signed copies together with the
certificate which proves that the agreement is ratified by the
Company. After this agreement is ratified by the Company it
shall be published in ^a T udi Arabia in the usual way.
Signed on this day the 4th of Safar in the year
one thousand three hundred ana fifty two (corresponding to the
29 th May 1933. AJSU }
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$gnd) Abdullah al buleyman al Hamdan.
The Jlinieter for Finance,
for 'i'he Government of the Ba'udi Arab Kingdom.
(Sgnd) L.N. Hamilton,
for the Standard Oil Company of California.
(In the aboTe translation the word "loan* is an exact
translation of the /Tabic word used but probably tne
word "subsidy" would be more correct.)

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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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